Mysore/Mysuru: The events on the second day of the Dasara cultural programmes held in Palace premises on Tuesday, enthralled the gathering, amid glittering lights and splendour of the royal surroundings.
The event began with Kamsale Mahesh and troupe performing a folk dance with background Music. Popular folk songs such as ‘Ayya, Girigala Nodayya’, ‘Tandaana Taananaa’ referring to Goddess Chamundeshwari, ‘Mangala Mahima Lingada Roopu Sangameshwara Mahadeva’ with reference to Lord Male Mahadeshwara and the like, regaled the audience.
Mysuru artistes Indu Nagaraj and Lakshmi Nagaraj, who are popularly known as Chilkunda Sisters, presented a devotional music concert, which held the audience in rapt attention. The duo was accompanied by Vidwan Ravishankar, Keshav Dutt, Manjunath and others.
Artistes from Bengaluru’s Layaabhinaya Cultural Foundation performed a dance drama ‘Lalitharnawa’ focusing on the powers of the third eye of Lord Shiva, which drew accolades from the gathering.
Later, Chennai-based artiste Vidwan Sandeep Narayan, accompanied by ‘Pakkavadya’, presented a melodious Karnatak classical concert.
District Minister S.T. Somashekar and other dignitaries were among the audience, who enjoyed the musical treat.