Police Band enthrals audience at Palace

Police Band enthrals audience at Palace

October 2, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: The Karnataka Police Band performance was a huge hit on the sixth day of Dasara cultural programmes at Mysore Palace on Saturday, with the crowd treated to the sound of music that flawlessly flowed by the performers of the band to multiple songs and tunes.

The tunes of English and Karnatak music played by the Police Band regaled the audience, with Home Minis-ter Araga Jnanendra and other dignitaries in attendance. A separate dais was erected in front of the Palace for the Police Band performance. The event began with Vijaya Bharati Kruti. Later, the band performed ‘Gangotri’ kruti, popular Kannada and Hindi songs such as ‘Meri Desh Ki Dharti..’, ‘Saare Jahaan Se Achha’, ‘Apaara Keerti Mereda Bhavya Naadidu’ etc.,

The Karnataka Band played to the tunes of ‘Sadashivam Upasmayae’, ‘Tillana’ kruti etc., while the English band played ‘Mission Impossible’, Michael Jackson’s ‘Billie Jean’, ‘Beat it’ etc.,

After the conclusion of the performance, shields were presented to the winners of various contests held un-der Big Band, Medium Band etc., categories.

Home Minister Araga Jnanendra, District Minister S.T. Somashekar, MLA L. Nagendra, State BJP Vice-President B.Y. Vijayendra, Additional Chief Secretary Dr. Rajneesh Goyal, DG&IGP Praveen Sood, City Police Commissioner Dr. Chandragupta, MYLAC Chairman Raghu Kautilya, KEA Chairman Mirle Srinivas Gowda, ZAK Chairman M. Shivakumar and others were present. 

Earlier, cultural programmes were held. Cine Director T.S. Nagabharana’s Benaka team presented a theatre music concert. This apart, famed singer Vasuki Vaibhav and team presented a musical con-cert supported by a variety of folk instruments such as Dollu, Kamsale, Tamate, Harmonium etc.,which enthralled the audience. The team rendered many songs with a melodious background music.


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