Chief minister H D Kumaraswamy on Wednesday will dedicate three major road infrastructure works amounting to Rs 23.5 crore in this temple town in the run up to mahamastakabhisheka of Lord Bahubali slated for February 2019. These infrastructure works will be a permanent contribution to mark anointment event held every 12 years, D Veerendra Heggade, dharmadhikari, Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala, said here on Tuesday.
B T Kantharaj, superintending engineer, PWD, Mangaluru circle said the district’s major road leading from the main temple arch to the bathing ghat – a distance of 2.70-kms – will be widened to seven metres from existing three metres at a cost of Rs 7.5 crore. The link road leading to the temple will be widened to 3.75-metres and asphalted. Likewise, road leading to bus depot will be widened to 7 metres and 500 metre stretch concreted, he said. Read more