According to sources, a lot of liquor found its way into Andhra Pradesh during Dasara and hence the abnormal hike in sales.
While the coronavirus cases saw a huge spike post-Onam in Kerala and Durga puja in West Bengal, the situation in Mysuru seems to be under control thus far.
Mandre talks about how she is looking forward to celebrating a busy birthday, juggling her acting and production responsibilities for her upcoming film Dasara.
The ten-day festival concluded on Monday with the Jamboo Savari procession. It ended in just 40 minutes.
According to temple authorities, over 25,000 devotees visited the temple on the eighth day of Dasara festivities and took the blessings of the presiding deity.
TSRTC-APSTRC stalemate continues as they fail to reach an understanding on routes, distance and timings
During the review meeting, KCR recalled that the State government had urged farmers not to go in for maize in the Kharif season as they would not get the MSP for the produce.
The social distancing norm seemed to have been ignored by the travelling public.
APSRTC MD MT Krishna Babu said the APSRTC has given a route map to operate 1.60 lakh km per day to their counterparts in Telangana for resumption of bus services between both the States.
Dasara, called the Nada Habba or the festival of the land, is one of the biggest celebrations in the state and has been observed over the years at Vidhana Soudha.
What more comes as a huge sigh of relief is the drop in fatality rate which was 2.5% during September 16 and 22 which is now down to 1.1 per cent between October 14 and 19.
The TSRTC is planning to run additional buses from Hyderabad to the neighbouring states.
According to officials, the temple was opened for the devotees at 5 am and a footfall of 10,655 was recorded till 6 pm.
The nine-day Dasara festival at Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devasthanams (SDMSD) atop Indrakeeladri here, kicked off on Saturday.
Elaborate arrangements have been made for devotees visiting the temple from within and outside the state on Dasara.