Mangaluru, September 10, 2020: Mangaluru Dasara which has its own distinct history will be celebrated this time as per tradition and by strictly adhering to government guidelines, said senior Congress leader B Janardhana Poojary who also happens to be the rallying force behind the development of the shrine.
Poojary said a special prayer will also be offered at the Kudroli shrine during Dasara to free the natian from Corona. He said it has been decided not to withhold the celebrations this time due to Covid-19 and added that it has been decided to celebrate Dasara grandly by adhering to government guidelines.
He said as every year, the idols of Mahaganapathi, Goddess Sharada and Nava Durgas will be installed at the temple hall. He said the management of the temple would take certain decisions in order to ensure social distancing while devotees visit the shrine during the festival.