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Mangaluru Dasara to start Oct. 10

Mangaluru Dasara to start Oct. 10

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Sep 24, 2018: Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy will inaugurate the Mangaluru Dasara to be held at the Gokarnanatheshwara temple in Kudroli here.  The festival will be  from October 10 to 19, said senior Congress leader and long-time associate of the temple B. Janardhan Poojary September 23, Sunday.


Talking to reporters, veteran Poojary said that CM  Kumaraswamy called him on  and agreed to inaugurate the 10-day long festival.

Sri Poojary said: “He has asked me to give him the date he should be present for the inauguration, and I will do so soon.”

On whether he was inviting Congress president Rahul Gandhi for the festival, Sri  Poojary said that he was yet to give a thought to it.

Meanwhile, Minister in-charge for Dakshina Kannada U.T. Khader told reporters that he will shortly call a meeting of officials to review preparations for Mangaluru Dasara. The State government will provide grants, if needed, for the festival.

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