Dasara festival likely to be confined to Mysuru Palace & Chamundi Hills

As part of checking the spread of COVID-19, Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu said on Wednesday there is a general view that the Dasara festival should be confined to the Mysuru Palace and Chamundi Hills this year.

“We have discussed the safety measures that should be taken to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection during the Dasara festival in Mysuru. There is a general view in the meeting that the Dasara should be confined to the Mysuru Palace and the Chamundi Hills,” Sriramulu tweeted after a meeting with the Mysuru district authorities. According to him, a panel of technical experts will formulate the action plan on behalf of the district administration for the ”State festival”. The action plan will be finalised after discussing with Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, he said.