Tag: Melukote

Tahsildar carries Vairamudi; walks barefoot under hot sun
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Tahsildar carries Vairamudi; walks barefoot under hot sun

March 24, 2021

Srirangapatna: Srirangapatna Tahsildar M.V. Roopa carried the diamond-studded ‘Vairamudi’ of Lord Cheluvanarayana in Melukote and walked barefoot up to 1-km in hot sun this morning. Hundreds of devotees accompanied her, chanting slogans.  Vairamudi Utsav where the idol of Lord Cheluvanarayana will be adorned with ‘Vairamudi’ at Sri Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple at Melukote today as part…

Melukote Vairamudi Utsava tomorrow
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Melukote Vairamudi Utsava tomorrow

March 23, 2021

Mysore/Mandya: The temple town of Melukote in Pandavapura taluk of the district is spruced up for the famous Vairamudi Utsava tomorrow (Mar.24). Speaking to presspersons at her office  here yesterday, DC Dr. Aswathi said that the Utsava will take place at Melukote’s Cheluvanarayanaswamy temple. In this backdrop, the entry of devotees to the temple has…

Melkote ‘Vairamudi Brahmotsava’ to be held in a simple manner
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Melkote ‘Vairamudi Brahmotsava’ to be held in a simple manner

March 17, 2021

Mandya DC holds preparatory meeting Mandya: The ‘Vairamudi Brahmotsava‘ at Melkote in Mandya district will be held in a simple manner from Mar. 19 due to increasing number of Corona cases in the State. Addressing the preparatory meeting held at the Deputy Commissioner’s (DC) Office here on Monday, Mandya Deputy Commissioner (DC) S. Aswathi said,…

Impose total ban on stone mining to save KRS Dam
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Impose total ban on stone mining to save KRS Dam

February 1, 2021

Melukote MLA C.S. Puttaraju urges Government Mandya: Melukote JD(S) MLA and former Minister C.S. Puttaraju has urged the Government to completely ban all stone mining activities in the surroundings of KRS Dam if mining posed a safety threat to the Dam. He was speaking after performing ‘Guddali Puja’ (ground-breaking ceremony) for road development works in…

MP CM Shivraj Chouhan visits Melukote; promises Silver Chariot to Lord
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MP CM Shivraj Chouhan visits Melukote; promises Silver Chariot to Lord

November 19, 2020

Mandya: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan visited Sri Cheluvanarayanaswamy temple at Melukote in Mandya district yesterday following realisation of his ‘mannat’ (wish) to become the CM again. Accompanied by his family members, Chouhan arrived in a special plane at Mandakalli Airport in Mysuru and reached Melukote by road. In the morning, he visited…

Youth drowns in Hemavathi Canal
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Youth drowns in Hemavathi Canal

September 26, 2020

Pandavapura: A 20-year-old youth, who had gone for a swim, drowned in Hemavathi Canal at Hosahalli village near Melukote in the taluk yesterday. The deceased is Shashank Gowda, son of Krishnegowda. Krishnegowda is serving as a Head Constable in Pandavapura Police Station. Shashank, who had been to the family’s farm land at Uligere near Melukote…

‘Sanskrit Academy in Melukote to be developed as a Natl. Institution’
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‘Sanskrit Academy in Melukote to be developed as a Natl. Institution’

June 17, 2019

Melukote: State Higher Education and Mysuru District in-Charge Minister G.T. Devegowda assured that the State Government would make all efforts to develop the Academy of Sanskrit Research in Melukote of Mandya district as one of the prestigious National institutions of the country which was founded to promote the philosophies of social reformer Sri Ramanujacharya. Speaking…

‘Melukote Development Authority was instituted on Feb.1 itself’
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‘Melukote Development Authority was instituted on Feb.1 itself’

June 17, 2019

Melukote:  Minor Irrigation and Mandya District in-Charge Minister C.S. Puttaraju informed that the newly constituted Melukote Development Authority (MDA) came into existence on Feb.1, 2019 itself. Speaking at a book release programme organised by the Academy of Sanskrit Research at Melukote recently, he said that the Authority must have started all its activities since March…

Vyramudi Utsava held in Melukote
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Vyramudi Utsava held in Melukote

March 18, 2019

Melukote: The historical ‘Vyramudi Utsava’ was held on a grand scale last evening at Sri Cheluvanarayanaswamy Temple here attended by lakhs of devotees. After getting released from Mandya District Treasury, Vyramudi and Rajamudi crowns were brought under tight Police security to the Parvathi Mantapa. They were taken in a colourful procession to Cheluvanarayanaswamy Temple by…

Infosys Foundation launches restoration of Panchakalyani at Melukote
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Infosys Foundation launches restoration of Panchakalyani at Melukote

February 1, 2019

Mysuru:  Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys, yesterday launched the conservation and restoration of Panchakalyani, the largest ancient Lake in Melukote, Mandya district. The Foundation will restore the Lake by cleaning the tank, removing silt and waste deposit, ensuring structural and chemical conservation of the Panchakalyani and a nearby tank called the Ganeshan Honda,…

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