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Public urged to be cautions while watching illumination as rain continues

Monday, October 11, 2021

In view of an short circuit reported at various places of Dasara illumination due to the rain, Minister in charge S.T. Somashekar asked the public to be careful while watching the Dasara illumination. Public and survey teams from Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation (CESC) also alerted the authorities about sparks at various points.

Today also Mysuru witnessed heavy rain, which dampened the spirit of people who flocked to the city to watch the illumination.

On Sunday evening Short circuits were reported in several areas and sparks were spotted at many places including JLB Road and Ramaswamy Circle. At JLB Road, a huge spark accompanied by sounds resembling a welding unit was observed.

Minister said the illumination has been done to enliven the festive spirit though the celebrations have been kept simple in view of pandemic. “Watch the illumination from a distance and don’t touch the lights. Please avoid taking selfies getting close to the lights,” he pleaded.

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