Siddeshwara jatra at the Sri Siddeshwara temple in Bijapur will be held between January 12 and 19, according to Basanagouda Patil Yatnal, the former Union Minister and president of the Siddeshwara Samsthe.
Addressing presspersons here on Tuesday, Mr. Yatnal said the government had granted Rs. 25 lakh for organising the jatra. Besides weight lifting competitions, several cultural programmes will be held during the jatra. S.P. Balasubramaniam will also perform on the last day.