Dharwad: Minister Jagadish Shettar has reacted about Establishing of Ganesha statue in public places. Speaking to reporters in the city, he said that the Central and State Government have issued guidelines and already sent circulars to DCs. People are not following social distancing. Thus, Ganesha Chaturthi is restricted because of the corona outbreak in the country. He appealed not to take a issue emotionally and cope with the situation.

Responding to the opening of the Mahadai Workshop, he said that they need permission vfrom Environment and Forests Departments,he said that We are doing that work. There is no pending work in the case of Mahadai. He promised to implement the Kalasa-Banduri project ourselves.