With Maha Shivarathri a head, temples in Bangalore making special arrangement to celebrate the holy festival.
Several cultural programs including bhajans, prayers, abhishekas and other religious activities are to be carried at at various temples on the holy day.
Famous Shiva Temples in Bangalore Kadu Malleswara Temple in Malleswara, Halasuru Someshwara Temple, Gavi Gangadhara Temple in Gavipuram, RVM Foundation Shiva Temple on Airport Road, Madiwala Someshwara Temple, Manjunatheswara Temple in Banashankari and others are expected to be thronged by the devotees.
Former Muzrai Minister S.N. Krishnaiah Shetty announced that he has made arrangements to distribute Gangajal in over 2000 temples across the state.