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Thousands witness Maharathotsava at B.R. Hills
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Thousands witness Maharathotsava at B.R. Hills

April 17, 2022

Yelandur: Thousands of devotees from Chamarajanagar and other districts, and also from neighbouring States of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, witnessed the ‘Maharathotsava’ of Sri Biligiriranganatha Swamy at B.R. Hills, also famous as Dakshina Tirupati, on Saturday. The Maharathotsava, which could not be held during the past 5 years because of temple renovation works and Covid-19…

Sudha Murty visits B.R. Hills temple
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Sudha Murty visits B.R. Hills temple

November 16, 2021

Yelandur: Infosys Foundation Chairperson Sudha Murty on Monday visited Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple atop B.R. Hills in the taluk and sought the blessings of the deity. Sudha Murty, accompanied by  some of her family members, arrived at the Hill temple at about 9.30 am and offered special prayers to the deity. She also sought information about…

B.R. Hills Temple to be open for devotees soon
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B.R. Hills Temple to be open for devotees soon

February 7, 2021

Bengaluru: Muzrai Minister Kota Srinivas Poojari said that the famed Biligiri Rangana Betta (B.R.Hills) Temple in Yelandur taluk of Chamarajangar district will be opened for devotees in a couple of months. Replying to a question by MLC Sandesh Nagaraj in the Legislative Council on Wednesday, Poojari said that the renovation works of the temple have…

Elephant calf, separated from mother, dies at Mysuru Zoo
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Elephant calf, separated from mother, dies at Mysuru Zoo

December 14, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: An elephant calf, which had got separated from its mother at B.R. Hills about six months ago and being taken care at Mysuru Zoo has died on Sunday. The Forest staff, about six months ago, had rescued the 15-day-old calf, which was separated from its mother and had handed it over to the Mysuru…

No entry to temple at B.R. Hills on Shravana Saturdays
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No entry to temple at B.R. Hills on Shravana Saturdays

July 21, 2020

Chamarajanagar: In the wake of Covid pandemic and as a precautionary measure, the Religious Endowment Department has restricted entry of devotees on Saturdays to the historical Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple atop B.R. Hills in Yelandur taluk of Chamarajanagar district in the month of Shravana. A large number of devotees visit the Ranganatha temple of B.R. Hills…

Lack of ambulances irk tribals
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Lack of ambulances irk tribals

September 20, 2018

Mysuru: Tribals living in and around B.R. Hills in Chamarajanagar district have complained of lack of ambulances to carry patients to hospitals and also shortage of doctors in hospitals. Explaining the lack of civic and other basic amenities in tribal hamlets around B.R. Hills, former B.R. Hills Gram Panchayat (GP) Member Tantari Nanjegowda said that…

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