Chief Minister clears cloud of uncertainty over celebrations amid pandemic

Thanksgiving: Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa offering ‘bagina’ at the Krishnaraja Sagar on Friday.

Thanksgiving: Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa offering ‘bagina’ on the Krishnaraja Sagar on Friday.
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Chief Minister clears cloud of uncertainty over celebrations amid pandemic

Clearing the cloud of uncertainty over Dasara celebrations this one year amid COVID-19 pandemic, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Friday acknowledged the festivities would remain easy this one year.

After offering bagina on the Kabini reservoir in H.D. Kote taluk of Mysuru district, Mr. Yediyurappa suggested newshounds that the manager would talk about the topic and chalk out the modalities. He acknowledged the Dasara Excessive-powered Committee would meet shortly in this regard.

Earlier, Mr. Yediyurappa supplied the worn bagina to the Cauvery on the Krishnaraja Sagar in Mandya district.

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Addressing newshounds on the KRS, the Chief Minister acknowledged the reservoir had reached its bulky ability on 36 events, in conjunction with in the last three consecutive years, since it changed into once constructed greater than 80 years in the past.

Expressing pleasure over the filling up of the total reservoirs in the Converse, Mr. Yediyurappa acknowledged sowing had been by and grand executed across the Converse and farmers would possibly per chance well search files from the harvest to be essentially the easiest in the last 25 to 30 years.

He acknowledged the Converse executive changed into once pursuing the Mekedatu challenge, conceived to manufacture drinking water to urban areas of the Converse, and important steps had been taken to stable the Centre’s approval for its implementation.

Farmers’ articulate

Within the period in-between, several farmers had been taken into custody and launched later after they had been marching against the Kabini dam to stage a dark flag demonstration in opposition to the “anti-farmer” decisions of the manager equivalent to amendments to the Karnataka Land Reforms Act and the APMC Act.

The community of farmers, led by president of the Federation of Converse Farmers’ Associations Kurubur Shanthakumar, changed into once stopped by the police conclude to Shiramalli circle, leading to an altercation. The police acknowledged the farmers would now now not be allowed to drag conclude to the Chief Minister and meet him in gape of the safety features in space owing to COVID-19. The farmers had been detained and introduced away in a police automobile.

Tight security changed into once in space around the KRS and the police denied entry to activists of farmers’ organisations who had been planning to articulate in opposition to the Chief Minister.

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