BENGALURU: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday released a logo for the Mahakumbha Mela of South India, to be held at Triveni Sangama in KR Pet taluk of Mandya district from October 13 to 16.
A special logo has been created for this event to be held in Ambigarahalli, Sangapura in KR Pet, the confluence of Cauvery-Hemavathi-Lakshmantirtha rivers. There will be Gangarathi and various religious and cultural programmes daily.
The Chief Minister collected information about the Mahakumbhamela and issued instructions to make special arrangements as lakhs of people are expected to participate in it. Minister for Sericulture, Youth Empowerment and Sports, Dr Narayanagowda, MLC C P Yogeshwar, MLA L Nagendra, Mandya DC S Ashwathi and others were present.
Taking to Twitter, CM Bommai said, “Daily Gangarati, various religious and cultural programmes will be held and a special launch of Mahakumbah Mela has been prepared. This is an important programme of the state. Lakhs of devotees are expected to attend the Kumbh Mela, so I have suggested that all necessary preparations and special care should be taken to ensure that there is no problem,” he added. (ANI)