Belthangady, Apr 27, 2018: Congress President Rahul Gandhi visited Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala on April 27, Friday afternoon. He arrived at Dharmasthala by a helicopter from BC Road where he attended a public meeting. Rahul was accompanied by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Opposition leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, Karnataka Congress in-charge KC Venuogpal, MLA Abhayachandra Jain and others. Dr D Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Dharmasthala offered a warm welcome to the Congress President.
Rahul offered prayers at the Dharmasthala shrine and had his lunch at the Sannidhi Guest House.
Earlier, he also visited the residence of Dharmasthala Dharmadhikari Dr D Veerendra Heggade and held talks with him. Dr Veerendra Heggade’s brothers Harshendra Kumar and Surendra Kumar were also present.