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Muzrai Department commences temple cleaning drive in DK

Muzrai Department commences temple cleaning drive in DK


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Mar 28, 2017: At Kadri Manjunatha Temple was launched the cleaning drive for 490  temples governed by the Muzrai Department in Dakshina Kannada,  on March 26 Sunday.  The drive at the Kadri temple started with MLA J.R. Lobo, of  Mangaluru South, former Mayor Harinath and other public representatives symbolically sweeping the temple courtyard. Students from Sharada Vidyalaya cleaned the area around the temple pond.

Muzrai Department commences temple cleaning 1


Muzrai Department commences temple cleaning 1


Muzrai Department commences temple cleaning 1


Muzrai Department commences temple cleaning 1


Muzrai Department commences temple cleaning 1


Muzrai Department commences temple cleaning 1

Pramila, Assistant Commissioner, Muzrai Department, said the drive was organised to make people aware of the need to keep temples clean. A similar activity was conducted in in other areas earlier this month.  The cleaning was done in Mangaladevi temple, Kukke Subrahmanya temple, Soutadka Mahaganapati temples.

Asst Commisioner  Pramila said that since August 2015, activities under the Swachh Mandira initiative, that includes barring the use of plastic carry bags, segregation of dry and wet waste and cleaning temple ponds, are being organised in temples in the district. Action was being taken to install bio-gas plants at some temples and use the plants for cooking, she said.  DK DC K.G. Jagadeesha, said the use of plastic bags in temples was minimal. He asked social organisations to come forward and involve themselves in keeping temple areas clean.



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Shifali Mohan, Kodialbail Tue, March-28-2017, 12:58
What about the ban of plastic bags in the city , Kavitha Sanil was very much strict regarding this in the city . Whar about it now? As far as i know except in Malls all the other give in plastic bags itself
Nazeer Anwr, Bantwal Tue, March-28-2017, 12:19
The cleanliness drive has added to the beauty of the city. Now we have bee adjusted to some extend to not dispose wasted here and there on the roads and so on.
Babitha S Shetty, mangaluru Mon, March-27-2017, 11:59
These MLA’s and MP’s take the credit by just launching the drive and holding the broom . On who actually does won’’t get the credit. Yeh Mera India
Shilpa M, Udupi Mon, March-27-2017, 11:56
Make them clean the whole Temple not just posing with the broom.
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