‘Sapthapadi’ will be held at Chamundi Hills as well: Muzrai Minister Poojary

Mysuru, March 26:- State Muzrai Minister Kota Srinivas Poojary visited Chamundi Hills here on Friday (March 26). After taking the darshan of the Goddess Chamundeshwari, Poojary held a detailed discussion with Mysuru District Endowment Parishat members. He collected details pertaining to the Muzrai Department from the officials. He was accompanied by local BJP leaders.

The minister also informed that in the coming days, Sapthapadi (mass marriage function) will be held at Chamundeshwari Temple.  “We want mass marriages to be held in a systematic manner at all the temples. Fourteen marriages at Chamundeshwari Temple and 17 marriages at Nanjangud have been held. The next sapthapadi will be held at Srikanteshwara Temple on April 22. In the coming days, we have plans for Chamundi Hills as well. Besides Talakad, mass marriages will be held at 100 other temples in the state keeping coronavirus guidelines in mind. The marriages will be held according to respective customs.”

Poojary said, “There was a problem to invite tender for ‘mangalya’ chains. We have asked the Cauvery Emporium to buy gold. Overall, ‘Sapthapadi’ will be useful to the public.” (MR/KS)


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