Preparations in full swing for Cauvery Thirthodbava on Oct 17
Kodagu district is all geared up for the ‘Thirthodbava’ at Talacauvery at 4.35 p.m. on October 17.
On the Tula Sankramana day, water gushes out from a pond at an auspicious moment at Talacauvery, the birthplace of river Cauvery, 44 km from Madikeri.
The Kodagu district administration officials headed by the Deputy Commissioner K.H. Ashwatha Narayana Gowda, reviewed the preparations for providing the facilities for the pilgrims.
Over 700 police personnel will be deployed to ensure smooth flow of vehicular traffic and regulate the crowds at Bhagamandala and Talacauvery temples. Arrangements will be made for providing food and clean drinking water.
Meanwhile, the Bangalore Kodava Samaja located at Vasanthnagar, has made arrangements for celebrating the Cauvery pooja and distribute Cauvery ‘thirtha’ on October 18.