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Gommateshwara Bhagawan Sri Bahubali Swamy Mahamasthakabhisheka Mahotsava - 2006

PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN BY THE STATE AND UNION GOVERNMENTS ON THE OCCASION OF MAHAMASTHAKABHISHEKHA MAHOTSAV

 

     Mahamasthakabhishekha is an important event of national and international repute in the annals of Indian tradition. On this occasion millions of devotees, tourists and pilgrims make a beeline towards Shravanabelagola to witness the event. Owing to this, the Governments of Karnataka and India have undertaken many developmental works with an intention of improving tourist facilities.

     A district level meeting was held in connection to the mahotsav preparations which was inaugurated by Sri H.D.Devegowda, ex-prime minister of India and member of parliament and  a high level meeting of Government of Karnataka was held which was headed by Sri N.Dharamsingh the chief minister of Karnataka. As per his directions the developmental works have been initiated. Sri H.D.Revanna, district in-charge minister and minister of Public Works and Power, heads the Karnataka state mahotsav committee, who is in constant touch with His Holiness Jagadguru Karmayogi Swastisri Charukeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of Shravanabelagola and is supervising the developmental works.

The following works have been initiated:

     Improving different roads connecting Shravanabelagola,  permanent water supply projects, extension of the guest houses, uninterrupted electricity supply, temporary boarding facilities etc.. Scaffolding work on the Vindhyagiri hillock has been initiated.

     Sri M.P.Prakash, deputy chief minister; Sri Abhaychandra Jain, Chief whip Govt. of Karnataka; Sri C.S.Puttegowda, M.L.A. from Shravanabelagola have also taken keen interest in the preparations and are offering their valuable suggestions. 

     The work of the Hassan-Shravanabelagola railway line, a part of the Hassan-Bangalore route is almost complete and would be commissioned shortly. The central Government has given its assent for the commissioning of an airport at Hassan.

 

 

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