Moodabidri: The annual puja Mahotsava of Shirtadi Kandiru Sri Adishakti Durgambika temple and the inauguration ceremony of the newly constructed permanent pandal in front of the temple, was held.
Shirtadi Arjunapur Sri Mahalingeshwara Temple Management Committee President Konke Narayan Shetty inaugurated the permanent pandal. Former TAPAM member Rukkaiah Pujari presided.
Devotional song of Srikshetra composed and sung by Santhosh Ramkumar Dondaragadi was presented to the world.
MLA Umanath Kotyan, former minister K. Abhayachandra Jain, businessman Bhaskara Kotyan, Moodbidire Guru Narayan Sangh president Suresh Pujari, BJP DK district president Sudarshan M., KPCC general secretary Mithun Rai, former president of Kallabettu cooperative society Praveen Kumar Jain, president of Panchashakti multi-purpose cooperative. Ranjit Pujari, Shirtadi Brahmashree Narayanguru Sangh President Ashok Pujari Matradi, Women Unit President Rekha Sashidhar, Koti Chennai Yuvashakti Aliyur President Udaya Kotyan, Women Unit President Supriya Shubkar, Sushant Karkera Maruru, Niddodi Narayanguru Prasadita Sangh Former President Jaya Pujari, Retired Forest Officer Muralidharan were present.
The hereditary ruler of the temple Moktesara Somnath Shanti proposed. Festival Committee President Sasikumar, Sunil Bhulai welcomed the guests. Ragha Pujari Koppadottu, Chairman of the Reception Committee felicitated the guests. Sushmita Kandi narrated the program. Vishwanath Kotyan offered his thanks.