Date: October 16th, 2021

City illumination extended
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City illumination extended

October 16, 2021

Chief Minister enjoys every bit of lights; waves at crowds from atop ‘Ambaari’ bus Mysore/Mysuru: In a move that will go a long way in helping the tourism and hospitality industry, the State Government has extended the illumination of Mysuru city till Oct. 24.  The nine-day extension from today will help more tourists to enjoy…

Jumboo Savari: 500 rule on paper, over 10,000 attend
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Jumboo Savari: 500 rule on paper, over 10,000 attend

October 16, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The so called ‘strict instruction’ from the State Government to limit the crowds inside the Mysore Palace during Vijayadashami procession remained only on paper with politicians, Police and officials themselves flouting the rules in full public view. In their enthusiasm to allow only a select crowd inside the Palace, they allowed each and every…

Low-key but grand Jumboo Savari
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Low-key but grand Jumboo Savari

October 16, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Navarathri in Mysuru concluded last evening with a spectacular ‘Jumboo Savari’ within the confines of the Mysore Palace. This year too, the celebrations were muted under the shadow of COVID-19. But inside the Palace, more than 8,000 people were allowed to witness the procession even as the Government had restricted the entry to 500…

CM prays for rains; wish granted after procession
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CM prays for rains; wish granted after procession

October 16, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: As if to grant the wishes of Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai who prayed for good rains while showering flower petals to the idol of Goddess Chamundeshwari, it rained heavily last evening soon after the procession. It rained for nearly two hours and the city witnessed water-logged streets. The city witnessed massive traffic jams due…

Tableaux, art troupes captivate crowd
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Tableaux, art troupes captivate crowd

October 16, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Though the ‘Jumboo Savari,’ marking the culmination of Navarathri, was restricted to the Palace premises due to COVID-19 pandemic, the six Dasara Tableaux and eight cultural troupes that were part of the grand ‘Jumboo Savari’ yesterday, captivated the crowd due to their sheer elegance and excellence. The tableaux, which were made at the Dasara…

Shobha Karandlaje hosts breakfast for Mahouts, Kavadis
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Shobha Karandlaje hosts breakfast for Mahouts, Kavadis

October 16, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: In keeping with her practice for the past few years, Union Minister of State for Agriculture Shobha Karandlaje hosted breakfast for Mahouts and Kavadis of Dasara jumbos, who are camping in the Palace premises, on Thursday. Shobha has made it a practice to climb the footsteps of Chamundi Hill every year after she became…

Yaduveer Wadiyar performs Banni Puja
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Yaduveer Wadiyar performs Banni Puja

October 16, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: In the wake of ‘Jumboo Savari,’ titular head of erstwhile Mysuru Royal family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar performed the customary ‘Vijaya Yatre’ and ‘Banni Puja’ in the Palace premises yesterday. Yaduver began the day by performing ‘Uttara Puja’ at the Palace’s Kalyana Mantapa in the auspicious Tula Lagna between 6.13 am and 6.22 am….

75,000 tourists visit Mysuru Zoo during Dasara fest
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75,000 tourists visit Mysuru Zoo during Dasara fest

October 16, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: As many as 75,000 people visited the Mysuru Zoo during the 10-day Dasara festivities this year and the total gate collection was Rs.77.63 lakh during the period. While 9,033 people visited on Ayudha Puja day and the gate collection was Rs.9.29 lakh, 27,093 people visited on Vijayadashami Day with the Zoo earning a revenue…

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