Dr. S. L. Bhairappa Inaugurated “The World famous Dasara” in Mysore by paying special homage to Devi Chamundeshwari. Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers V. Sadananda Gowda,
Union Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi and Deputy Chief Minister Govinda M. V. Somanna, Minister of Health, Housing and District in charge of Tourism, Tourism and Kannada and Culture Ravi, Lok Sabha Member Pratap Sinha, MLA A. Ramadas, G.T. Deve Gowda, Mysore Metropolitan Mayor Pushpalata Jagannath were also present.