Dasara 2017

Not many takers for Dasara Aahara Mela at MUDA Grounds
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Not many takers for Dasara Aahara Mela at MUDA Grounds

Mysuru: If the Dasara Aahara Mela organised at the Scouts and Grounds behind the Deputy Commissioner’s Office is attracting people from far and wide, the second venue of the Mela at MUDA Grounds near Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel is virtually deserted. Vendors who have set up shops there have complained that they are not getting…

Wadiyar couple inspire Palace Band
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Wadiyar couple inspire Palace Band

Mysuru: The Wadiyar couple Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar and wife Trishikha Kumari Wadiyar caught the attention of the people as they appeared in the Durbar Hall wanting to watch the Police Band perform. However, due to heavy rain, they had to wait for a long time. Meanwhile, the Palace Band started playing a few tunes…

Police Band braves incessant rain, enthrals VIPs
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Police Band braves incessant rain, enthrals VIPs

Mysuru: Incessant rains could not deter the Police Band to perform, nor the Ministers, dignitaries and the public to watch the inspiring performance, last evening at the Mysore Palace. Every year in spite of some of the biggest names performing on the Palace stage, one show that everyone looks forward to is the Police Band….

Jumboo Savari: Don’t climb heritage, old buildings
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Jumboo Savari: Don’t climb heritage, old buildings

Mysuru: Concerned by the dilapidated state of buildings along the Jumboo Savari route, the MCC Commissioner has issued a directive to people not to climb the heritage structures on Sayyaji Rao Road on Sept. 30, the day of Dasara procession. This order applies to both government and private buildings. The order states that at no…

Arjun Janya takes audience on a musical ride
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Arjun Janya takes audience on a musical ride

Mysuru: It was the most awaited concert and it proved to be the most entertaining to the audience present at Maharaja College Ground despite heavy showers yesterday. Renowned composer Arjun Janya took the audience on a musical journey through his chart-buster songs. He started the concert with ‘Jai Jai Jai Bhajarangi’ from Dr. Shivarajkumar-starrer ‘Bhajarangi.’…

Women come together to relive folk culture
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Women come together to relive folk culture

Mysuru:  Folk culture came to life at the Jeevanarayana Katte (JK Grounds) with Anganawadi workers, Sthree Shakthi groups and women from different walks of life coming together to take part in the folk song and dance competition jointly organised by Department of Women and Child Welfare and Mahila and Makkala Dasara Sub-Committee. Inaugurating the event,…

Who will sit on Arjuna ?
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Who will sit on Arjuna ?

Mysuru: Just six days to go for the Vijayadashami procession, the Forest Department and the District Administration are yet to decide on who will sit on Arjuna as he carries the 750-kg Golden Howdah. The authorities have two names – Sannappa and Vinu – and a decision has to be taken on who will do…

Over 1,600 artistes to take part in Jumboo Savari
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Over 1,600 artistes to take part in Jumboo Savari

Mysuru: Nearly 1,600 artistes representing different folk and cultural troupes are expected to take part in the ‘Jumboo Savari’ procession on Sept. 30. These artistes will be divided into 40 troupes and the district authorities have planned to follow the Republic Day parade (held every year in New Delhi) model to maintain order and discipline…

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