Moodabidri: The five-day long annual Mahotsava, Deva Avabhritotsav was held at Sri Guru Math Kalikamba Temple here. Hundreds of devotees participated in Okuli celebrations.
Lalaki Palakki Utsav, Pete Savari was held on Tuesday, and Kavatodghamne, Tulabhara, Ashtavadhana Seva on Wednesday morning, then the Avabhrit procession of God took off and passed through Jainpet Kalsanka, Old Police Station and held Avabhrit at the Pushkarani of Venkataramana Temple.
Cultural program by the Kalikamba Women’s Committee, Udayaraga by Satish Acharya Suruli and group, the Saxophone, a musical program by Puttur Jagadeesha Acharya and team on behalf of Kalikamba Seva Samithi.
Bhajana Sankeertana by Kalikamba Bhajana Board, Yakshagana Bayalata by Kalikamba Yakshagana Kala Sanghadi and Bhakti Bhava folk songs were performed by Sarapadi Ganasudha group.
Constituency Tantri S Keshav Acharya, Administrator Moktesara Jayakara Acharya, Moktesars Balakrishna Acharya Salaya, Shivaram Acharya Salaya, President of Kalikamba Seva Samiti Harishchandra Acharya, President of Kalikamba Mahila Samiti Sujata Balakrishna Acharya and others were present.
MLA Umanath Kotyan, former Minister Abhay Chandra Jain, KPCC General Secretary Mithun Rai, BJP District President Sudarshan M and other dignitaries participated.