Saundatti all set for the biggest Yellamma Devi fair
The Yelamma Devi fair is held at the Yellamma temple located in Saundatti of Belgaum district. The Yellamma temple is the shrine of Yellamma Devi or Renuka, wife of Sage Jamadagni. The temple is located atop a hill known as Yellammagudda.
Thousands of devotees from Raichur, Bellary, Bagalkot, Bijapur, Gulbarga, Bidar, Belgaum and various districts of Maharashtra, Andhra, Madhya Pradesh and Goa attend the Yelamma fair. But the arrangements of basic amenities like water, toilet, shelter were insufficient. People face huge problems due to shortfall of these amenities. So, the governement have made all the basic arrangements for the fair which will start from today. The government has constructed 5 water tanks, have arranged frequent buses , Clinic for medical emergency, Police help for missing complaints & others, and shelter for the devotees. The devotees are requested to take benefit of the same & maintain peace & pious of the place.