Mysuru, September 23:- The ongoing Raitha Dasara at JK Grounds is turning out to be a dud what with insipid response from the farmers. Sports meet and cultural activities were held today but the focus, it seems, was on empty chairs. Due to lack of publicity from the district administration, many farmers have failed to turn up for the event. The programme which was supposed to begin at 9 am didn’t take place even after 11 am. The negligence of the Raitha Dasara sub-committee is alleged to be behind the flop shop.
Sack bag race, lifting the rock and other sports activities were actually planned. Even the ‘atthe – sose’ programme of women and children’s Dasara committee also failed to drawn attention. Public squarely blamed the officials. (MR/KS).