Nearly 150 Defy Lockdown For Temple Chariot Festival In Karnataka

Coronavirus: A case has been registered against 20 people after the chariot event in Karnataka

Nearly 150 Defy Lockdown For Temple Chariot Festival In Karnataka

A case has been registered against 20 people and further investigation is going on

Kalaburagi:

Hundreds of people participated in the Siddhalingeswara temple chariot festival in Chitapur village on Thursday, violating the lockdown orders.

"Today at 6.30 am, around 100-150 people had come near Siddalingeshwara temple for about 20 mintues and took part in chariot pulling procession," Superintendent of Police Lada Martin told ANI.

A case has been registered against 20 people and further investigation is going to ascertain more details related to the religious gathering.

Meanwhile, a sub-inspector has been suspended.

Thirty-six cases of coronavirus were reported in Karnataka on Thursday, taking the state''s tally to 315.

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