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Musings on Dasara Exhibitions down the ages…
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Musings on Dasara Exhibitions down the ages…

Every year, Dasara Exhibition is held as part of the  Nada Habba. However, sadly, the preparations are never on time. There is hardly a year when the Expo has opened along with the commencement of the ten-day Dasara festivities. This has been happening in spite of the fact that a separate Karnataka Exhibition Authority (KEA)…

Royal bout…
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Royal bout…

Even as the rituals of Uttara puja ended, the Vajramushti Kalaga, which heralds the Dasara procession, began in the Savar Thotti. Two pairs of Jattis — Mysuru’s Manjunath Jetti – Channapatna’s Vidyadara Jetti and Bengaluru’s Raghavendra Jetti – Chamarajanagar’s Purushotham Jetti — vied with one another. The fight, however, lasted for less than two minutes…

Over 35 lakh people witness Dasara festivities
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Over 35 lakh people witness Dasara festivities

Mysuru:  Even as the world famous Mysuru Dasara festival concluded with Vijayadashami procession on Friday, it is estimated that over 35 lakh people took part in the 10-day celebrations. Speaking to SOM on the success of Dasara, District Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD), who played a keyrole in ensuring success, said that Dasara passed off peacefully…

Tableaux steal the show in Dasara procession
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Tableaux steal the show in Dasara procession

The 42 tableaux that took part in yesterday’s Dasara procession added more colour to the event, with every tableau earning praise from the huge crowd for its outstanding design and craft. This year’s Dasara had two more tableaux as compared to last year. The Bagalkot Zilla Panchayat designed tableau featuring replicas of Pattadakal, Basavanna’s Kaayakave…

Sudha Murty present on all 10 days
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Sudha Murty present on all 10 days

For the first time, a dignitary who inaugurated the Dasara festivities, spent all 10 days in the city, taking part in various programmes. Sudha Murty of Infosys Foundation, who inaugurated the festivities atop the Chamundi Hill on Oct. 10, was present during the grand finale also, along with her family members and close associates. Chief…

Elephantine Make-up
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Elephantine Make-up

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar The Nada Habba (Dasara) celebrations is a vibrant assortment of cultural events and procession, but it is truly incomplete without the majestic Jumboo Savari. For the last fifteen years, Hunsur-based make-up artist and art teacher, Nagalingappa Chandrappa Badiger has been embellishing all the 12 elephants that take part in Mysuru’s famous…

CM launches Grameena Dasara at Periyapatna
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CM launches Grameena Dasara at Periyapatna

Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy seen showering flower petals on the idol of Goddess Chamundeshwari to launch the Grameena Dasara at Periyapatna Kasaba Hobli this morning. Picture below shows womenfolk dancing to the beats of Dollu Kunitha artistes. Later, the CM left for Madikeri, Kodagu.

Dakshina Kannada wins Overall Championship
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Dakshina Kannada wins Overall Championship

Inspiring performances by the men and women athletes on the concluding day helped Dakshina Kannada to clinch the coveted Overall Championship title in the athletics event with 135 points, in the Dasara Games CM Cup 2018, conducted jointly by the DYES, KOA and District Administration at the Chamundi Vihar Stadium here yesterday. Individual and Team…

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