Mysuru, September 26:- “As part of Nada Habba ‘Mysuru Dasara 2019,’ Raitha Dasara and Fish Fair will be held at JK Grounds on Sheshadri Iyer Road in the city from October 1 to 3 and October 1 to 7,” said the special officer of Raitha Dasara sub-committee, Dr M Krishnaraju at a press meet held at Zilla Panchayat Hall on Wednesday.
“Raitha Dasara procession will begin from Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple at 9:30 am on October 1. MP of Chamarajanagar V Srinivas Prasad will flag off the procession. Minister JC Madhuswamy will inaugurate Agriculture Exhibition at JK Grounds at 10:30 am. Minister Kota Srinivas Poojari will inaugurate Fish Fair. Minister Jagadish Shettar will inaugurate Raitha Dasara events at the alumni building of Mysore Medical College and Research Institute (MMC&RI). MLA L Nagendra will preside over the event,” he added.
“Minister CC Patil will inaugurate Sports Meet of farmers on October 2 at 9 am. Men and women above the age of 26 are also permitted to take part in the sports meet this time. Nakshatra Foundation of the city will stage play ‘Hindirugi Nodu’ enacted by farmers at 3 pm,” he informed.
“State-level Milking Competition will be held at 6:30 am and 5:30 pm. Winners will be awarded Rs 50,000, second prize will be Rs 40,000 and third prize will be Rs 10,000. Minister Prabhu B Chowhan will distribute the prizes,” he added.
Deputy director of Animal Husbandry Department Dr Ajith Kumar, joint director of Agriculture Department Dr M Mahantheshappa, Zilla Panchayat assistant secretary Dr M Krishnaraju and others were present. (MR/KS)