Mangaluru, Sep 21,2017 : Mangaluru Dasara celebration of Shree Gokarnanatha Temple at Kudroli was inaugurated on September 21, Thursday by City Police Commissioner T R Suresh by lighting the traditional lamp.
Mayor Kavitha Sanil, ACP Uday Nayak, Temple Management Committee President H S Sairam, Malathi Janardhana Poojary, Temple Committee Members and many others were present. A team of Huli Veshadharis who were present at the Shree Gokarnanatha Kalyana Mantap of the shrine, danced to the rythmic beats of the drums as the idols were installed.
Speaking to media men later, Police Commissioner Suresh said the Department has made elaborate security arrangements to ensure that the festival was celebrated in a peaceful manner. He also wished a Happy Navaratri to the people of the district.