The Mahamastakabhisheka offering to Shri Bahubali's monolithic statue at Venur will be held from January 28 to February, 2012. A preparatory meeting of the organizing committee was held in Shri Bahubali auditorium in Venur with Shri Kshetra Dharmadhikari Dr D Veerendra Heggade in the chair. Shri Bhattaraka Charukirti Panditacharyavarya Swamiji of Moodbidri Jain Math, scion of Aladangadi Timmannarasa ruling family Dr Padmaprasad Jain, state government's special representative in Delhi and former union minister V Dhananjaya Kumar, Moodbidri MLA and opposition chief whip K Abhayachandra Jain, SCDCC Bank chairman M N Rajendra Kumar and others took part in the deliberations and contributed useful inputs and counsel. The Swamiji of Moodbidri Math invoked blessings pointed out that the Mahamastakabhisheka event signified sacrifice. He also said that the shortfalls which might have occurred during the events in the past were not repeated and gave a call to build a strong society.