Belagavi, Mar 15 : Thousands of people, including Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, attended the marriage of Government chief whip in the Legislative Council Mahantesh Kavatgimath's daughter Dr Pooja at Shagun Gardens in here on Sunday amid the coronavirus scare. Organisers had arranged hand washing and masks to the visitors at main entry of the marriage area.
On the sidelines, speaking to newsmen after greeting the newly married couple, Mr Yeddiyurappa said that his Government has taken all precautionary steps to avoid spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state. He appealed to the people not to get panic as the State government is taking all necessary precautionary measure.
Ministers Basavaraj Bommai, Sheemant Patil, Ms Shashikala Jolle, Union Minister of state for Railways Suresh Angadi, Member of Parliament Shobha karandlaje, Annashaheb Jolle, MLAs Anand Mamani, Mahesh Kumathalli, Ganesh Hukkeri, Abhay patil, senior congress leaders Shyamanoor Shivashankarappa, Allammaprabhu Patil, Prakash Hukkeri and Seers of various religious mutts attended the marriage. (UNI)