Mysuru, March 19:- Various organisations have come forward to create awareness among the public regarding coronavirus and bird flu. Avadhuta Datta Peetha in the city has taken up a unique initiative of distributing masks to the devotees instead of prasadam.
Seer Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji of the ashram himself was wearing masks and distributed masks to the devotees as the scare of coronavirus and bird flu is spreading anxiety among Mysureans.
Devotees stood in line and received masks from the seer. He also distributed masks to all the staff of the ashram. (MR/KS)