‘Raitha Dasara’ organised as part of Naadahabba Dasara will be inaugurated on October 2 across the district.
A variety of desi games, interaction sessions and agriculture expo have been planned for this year’s edition of Raitha Dasara. Besides, a bullock carts procession will be held which is the main attraction at the event.
Zilla Panchayat Chief Executive Officer P Shivashankar, also the special officer of Raitha Dasara Sub Committee, said that two-day taluk level sports event will be organised on October 2 and October 4. The district-level Raitha Dasara will commence at J K grounds in the city. “This time bullock cart procession from Kote Anjaneya Temple to JK grounds has been scheduled,” he added.
District In-charge minister Dr H C Mahadevappa will flag off the event at 9 am which will pass through Devaraja Urs road and culminate at J K grounds.
As many as 25 farmers will be feted on the occasion.
District level slush race and other desi games like lifting the boulder, lemon and spoon, etc have been schedule for October 5.
The final day of the event, Oct 6, is dedicated to animal husbandry and events like state-level milking competition, discussion, seminars and such other programmes will be on display.