Prime News, Karnataka, Politics, Religion, Mysuru, January 3:- Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president D K Shivakumar visited the Chamundeshwari Temple atop Chamundi Hills in Mysuru here on Monday morning (January 3).
Speaking to the media, Shivakumar said, “I always perform and offer special puja to the God before doing any important work. I have come to get Goddess Chamundeshwari’s blessing for the Mekedatu padayatre which is scheduled for January 9. I believe that Goddess Chamundeshwari will protect us from any kind of danger.”
He also added, “Cauvery water is the right of all the people in Mysuru and Bengaluru. So, for the welfare of all the state, people and farmers, we have organised this protest.”
Responding to the question by the media on whether staging the protest during the ongoing pandemic is right, Shivkumar said, “What did you call it when L K Advani staged a protest rally during Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s tenure as the Prime Minister. H D Devegowda had also held many of these protests and rallies before, H D Kumaraswamy had also stated about travelling across the state and B S Yediyurappa travelled after the elections, wasn’t there any pandemic then?”
KPCC working president R Dhruvanarayan, Karnataka Congress Women’s wing president Dr Pushpa B Amarnath and others were present at the press meet. (AM/KS)