Minister for Minor Irrigation Govind Karjol will inaugurate the three-day Sankranti Sambhrama, a cultural festival, on January 12 at 6 p.m. on the Old Middle School grounds here. Madar Chennayya Swami told presspersons here on Tuesday that the programme, being organised by Sri Shivasharana Madar Chennayya Gurupeetha, would begin with the rangoli competition at 10 a.m. on January 12. A dog show would be held at 11 a.m. on January 13, and the rope pulling competition on January 14. Artistes from Bangalore, Gadag, Harihar, Ron, Koppal and Chitradurga would participate, he said. — Staff Correspondent

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