Suttur, January 17, 2022: The Sri Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Mahaswamiji’s Jatra Mahotsavm which was scheduled to begin from January 28, at the Suttur Srikshetra in Nanjangud Taluk of Mysuru District has been canceled as per the government guidelines.
Following the increasing number of COVID-19 and Omicron cases, the government has imposed night curfew and weekend curfew. The government also has announced the rules will be toughened in case the pandemic increases. It has restricted the organizing of public programs, Jatra Mahotsav, etc., following which the Jatra Mahotsav has been canceled completely. Accordingly, there will be no program including the Rathotsava, Teppotsava, Mass marriage program, Exhibition, Agriculture Mela, Wrestling matches, Competitions, Cultural Programs, etc. There will be no shops either at the venue. Only traditional rituals will be conducted symbolically for one day.
There will be no entry for anyone, including the sponsors, devotees, and general public, at the Srikshetra. The symbolic celebrations and the rituals can be watched online at: http://Youtube.com/c/JSSMahavidyapeethaonline, https://www.facebook.com/JSSMVP. Organizers have requested the public to cooperate.