Swami Vivekananda ratha yatra to arrive in Mangalore on Tuesday

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November 3, 2013

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Mangalore, Nov 3: As part of Swami Vivekananda's 150th birth anniversary celebrations, a state-wide grand ratha yatra is being organised in Karnataka. After touring several districts in the state, the ratha yatra has arrived in Dakshina Kannada district on Friday, and is set to reach Mangalore on Tuesday, said honorary president of Swami Vivekananda Ratha Yatra Swagatha Samiti, Dakshina Kannada Swami Chitakamananda.

Announcing this at a press conference in the city on Sunday, he said that the ratha yatra would arrive in Mangalore via Ujire and Bantwal on Tuesday. The ratha yatra will be flagged off in front of Mangalore City Corporation, Lalbagh at 8.30 a.m. on Tuesday, during which a massive student rally will be held. The ratha yatra will move towards Ramakrishna Mutt, Mangaladevi via PVS Circle, Jyothi Circle, Kankanday and Marnamikatte. A formal programme will be held in the premises of Ramakrishna Mutt from 11.15 a.m. onwards, he said.

Following the programme, a public procession will be flagged off at Nehru Maidan at 4.30 p.m. which will move towards Ramakrishna Mutt via Pandeshwar. A public programme will be held at the Mutt thereafter, he said.

Speaking on the occasion, Mangalore South MLA J R Lobo said that the ratha yatra would proceed towards Thokkottu at 8.30 a.m. on Wednesday. The yatra will reach Vittal via Konaje and Kalladka thereafter. The yatra will proceed towards Puttur on Thursday, and arrive at Hassan district via Sullia taluk on Friday, he said.

President of the Samiti P V Mohan, convenor Rohan Monteiro, co-convenor Mohammed Badruddin and other members were present.

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