Anand Mahindra to gift SUV to Mysuru man who takes mother on pilgrimage

MYSURU: Anand Mahindra

, chairman, Mahindra Group

, on Wednesday announced that he’d gift a Mahindra SUV to Dakshina Murthy Krishna Kumar, a resident of Mysuru who is taking his mother Chudarathana on a scooter to various temples across India, Nepal, and Bhutan as per her wish.

Kumar, 40, is currently in Arunachal Pradesh

 with his 71-year-old mother. He started the 21-month ‘Matru Seva Sankalpa Yatra’ in January 16, 2018 from his Mysuru home. They have visited most temples across Karnataka and India, as well as several in Nepal and Bhutan. He and his mother are travelling on a 19-year-old Bajaj Chetak which belonged to his father. He remained a bachelor so that he could serve his mother