Minister for Fisheries, Sports and Youth Affairs Pramod Madhwaraj, who was in city for the inauguration of Dasara festival, visited ‘Mathsya Darshini’, fish stall near Kukkarahalli lake on Sunday.
During the visit, the minister expressed happiness over the cleanliness and customer response at the stall.
Speaking top City Today, he said, “I was supposed to participate in Madikeri Dasara but I cancelled the tour to take stock of the situation in Mysuru. The annual Ekalavya Award given by the Department of Youth Empowerment and Sports will be scheduled in Mysuru. The tradition of organising the event at Bengaluru, the state captital was discontinued from last year. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will present the award at a programme scheduled in Mysuru. The state is committed to promote sports and the government is planning for a fresh sports policy soon.”