Sources said that JDS leaders have approached Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa seeking the support of government nominees.
Mandya has been seeing a steep reduction in cases and mortality mirroring the statewide trend for over a month and as on Saturday, the district had 819 active cases.
In addition to the convention, the state Congress will also launch a signature campaign against amendments to these laws.
A special team that is investigating the murder of three priests inside the Arakeshwara Swamy temple in the outskirts of Mandya has taken five persons into custody in connection with the case.
After killing the priests, robbers had decamped with the currency notes in the donation box and did not take the coins.
Police found that the killers had escaped with the cash that was stored in the temple hundi leaving behind the coins
At a time when Mandya is yet again seeing a three-digit case spike in cases, people, especially those from rural hinterlands, are reportedly hesitating to come for testing.
With relatives and friends enthralled to hear his speech at the the Democratic National Convention, Vivek's family is known in the town for a lot of charitable work.
While the stigma and mental trauma around the pandemic is widespread, Mandya district with over 1,400 active cases has seen three Covid-19-related suicides in two months.
The Mandya Institute of Medical Science had already set up the infrastructure to extract plasma a year ago, which is now being used to treat critical Covid patients.
BJP leader Shivanna said the decision on factories will definitely have political implications in the days to come, besides making the JDS and Congress villains in the eyes of farmers.
To check the rising number of Covid cases, the Mandya district administration is set to conduct walk-in Covid tests at its swab collection centres.
The gangster's henchman Iqlaq Qureshi, hailing from Uttar Pradesh, was held based on inputs that he was in Nagamangala in Mandya district, police said.
Till last month, Mandya district had a record number of Covid-19 cases causing concern.
‘Bombay se aaya mera dost, Dost ko salam karo’ was a super hit song from the 1977 Hindi film ‘Aap ki Khatir’.