CM BS Yediyurappa offers ‘Bagina’ to Krishnaraja Sagar dam
CM BS Yediyurappa had offered the ‘Bagina ‘ to the Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) reservoir at Srirangapatna. During the ‘Bagina’ Mandya MP Sumalatha Ambareesh, Mysuru MP Pratap Simha and several legislators were attended.
While CM had offered puja to the Goddess Cauvery statue at the reservoir and also held ‘Bagina’ to the dam. Later CM said the State government is planned to develop the KRS on international standards.
BS Yediyurappa also stated the government will start the measures to restore the state-owned Mysuru and the cooperative sector sugar mill Pandavapura Sahakari Sakkare Karkhane in the district.
Meanwhile, BSY held ‘Bagina’ to the reservoir. ‘Bagina’ is a custom of Kannada, it is to “thank the rain god” for blessings in filling the water bodies. In ‘Bagina’ using silk blouse piece, a sari, bangles, coconuts, rice and varieties of grains, jaggery, incense sticks, ‘kumkum’, and turmeric covered in a pair of the bamboo tray.