Dasara 2022: 90 passengers take KSRTC temple tour package

September 27, 2022 05:46 am | Updated 10:04 am IST - Mangaluru

Passengers waiting to board the green bus at the KSRTC Bus Stand in in Mangaluru on Monday.

Passengers waiting to board the green bus at the KSRTC Bus Stand in in Mangaluru on Monday.

City South MLA D. Vedavyas Kamath flagged off the Navaratri temple tour package introduced by the KSRTC in Mangaluru on Monday. The KSRTC introduced three green buses on the inaugural day. In all, more than 90 travellers made use of the package covering nine temples in and around the city. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Kamath said that the KSRTC officials have said that two more buses, if required, will be introduced on the tour. He asked senior citizens and others to make use of the package which will go on till October 5.

Dasara holiday declared for all schools

Dasara holiday has been declared for all primary and high schools in Dakshina Kannada from September 28 till October 10. Deputy Commissioner K.V. Rajendra has issued the order which said that students will, however, have to attend schools on October 2. The order is applicable to all government, government aided private and private schools.

Tiger dance competition at Nehru Maidan in city

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Dasara at Kudroli Sri Gokarnatha temple in Mangaluru
The grand Dasara celebrations (Mangaluru Dasara) at Kudroli Sri Gokarnatha temple in Mangaluru were inaugurated on September 26, 2022. | Video Credit: Manjunath H S

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