After the grand success of Bharachukki Jalapathothsava, the Mandya District and Taluk administration have now decided to celebrate ‘Gaganachukki Jalapathotsava’ for two days starting tomorrow.

Housing Minister Ambarish will inaugurate the festival.

The cultural programmes will begin at 10 am with a folk art jatha, followed by a cultural programme by students of Malavalli Taluk school at 11 am. At 3.30 pm, artists of Ideal Foundation, Bangalore, will present a light music programme; later Ganesh Desai and troupe will present a Bhavageethe programme.

MP Ramya will flag off the illumination at Gaganachukki at 6 pm on day one of the festival. Vikram Suri and group will present a dance recital 'Pushpanjari', followed by dance performances by Kannada film and serial artists. Ministers Ramalingareddy, M.B. Patil, Chandra Jain and others will be present on the occasion. MLA P.M. Narendraswamy will preside.

The valedictory of the Jalpathothsava will be held on Sept. 15 in the presence of Chief Minister Siddharamaiah. Mandya MP Ramya will inaugurate the cultural programmes of valedictory. Home Minister K.J.George, Noted Litterateur A.R. Mitra and Ministers R.V. Deshpande, V. Sreenivasa Prasad and others will be present at the valedictory.

Courtesy : Star Of Mysore