Staff Correspondent

Bellary: Sale of liquor and other intoxicants have been banned during the Hampi Utsav in Hampi, Kamalapur and Kaddirampur from 6 a.m. on November 3 to 6 a.m. on November 6, according to an order issued by Arvind Srivastav, Deputy Commissioner and District Magistrate.

To ensure smooth movement of traffic, Mr. Srivastav said vehicles should enter Hampi from Kaddirampur-Hemakut and the exit point would be via Kamalapur during the three days of the cultural festival. Public can access details of cultural programmes to be conducted during Hampi Utsav on Internet.

People interested can log on to, according to Shivaprasad Vastrad of the National Infomatics Centre, Bellary.