Various religious and cultural programmes will be held here as part of the annual festival of the Sri Mathe Kariyamma Devi temple on Sunday and Monday.

The festivities will begin on the temple premises near the APMC yard here with ‘abhisheka', ‘alankar pooja' and ‘maha mangalarati' at 6 a.m. on Sunday.

People will get together to sing folk songs and devotional songs at 10 a.m. This will be followed by singing and rangoli drawing competitions.


An all-religious meet under the leadership of Murugha Math seer Mallikarjun Swami will be held on the occasion. For details, call Gurumurthy Yaragambalimutt on 9945801422.