Tag: Dasara 2019

Gajapayana heralds Dasara
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Gajapayana heralds Dasara

August 22, 2019

Mysuru: Signalling the official countdown to the famed Mysuru Dasara, the first batch of six caparisoned elephants led by the mighty tusker Arjuna — the Golden Howdah-carrying Elephant — embarked on Gajapayana, their journey from the jungle camps to the City of Palaces this morning.  The Gajapayana was flagged off at Veeranahosahalli on the outskirts…

‘Tourism, hotel industry will be hit by simple Dasara’
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‘Tourism, hotel industry will be hit by simple Dasara’

August 22, 2019

Mysuru: Those who depend on tourism and hotels for their daily lives will be in trouble if this year’s Dasara is celebrated in a simple manner, felt scion of the royal family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar. He was speaking after inaugurating a free health check up camp for the Palace employees organised jointly by Mysore…

Gajapayana: Dasara elephants leave Anekadu Camp for Veeranahosahalli
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Gajapayana: Dasara elephants leave Anekadu Camp for Veeranahosahalli

August 21, 2019

First batch of six elephants to arrive in city tomorrow Mysuru: Gajapayana, the march of Dasara elephants, will begin tomorrow morning at Veeranahosahalli Gate bordering Nagarahole National Park and the first batch of six elephants, led by Howdah Elephant Arjuna will be transported to city later in the evening. Gajapayana will be launched after Priest…

Mysore Palace ready to receive Jumbos, Mahouts and Families
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Mysore Palace ready to receive Jumbos, Mahouts and Families

August 21, 2019

Broken tiles being replaced on pedestrian paths, royal gardens Mysuru: The 409th Dasara, popularly called Nada Habba, is fast approaching. The unique part of the festival is the presence of the gentle giants without whom the celebrations, which is a mix of the traditional and modern, will be incomplete.  Hence, the preparations are going on…

Cash-strapped MCC to only take up priority Dasara works
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Cash-strapped MCC to only take up priority Dasara works

August 20, 2019

Mysuru: Does the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) have money to spend for this year’s Dasara? This question is bothering Mysureans as the festival dates are nearing and they are not seeing the annual and ritualistic colourful makeover of the city. They are only a witness to minor road works at some parts of the city. …

Folk Festival likely again in Talakad this Dasara
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Folk Festival likely again in Talakad this Dasara

August 20, 2019

Theatre and Folk Art Training Camp concludes Mysuru: “An appeal would be made to the State Government to organise a Folk Festival this time also in Talakad during Dasara Festival,” disclosed T. Narasipur MLA Ashwin Kumar.  He was speaking at the valedictory of Theatre and Folk Art Training Camp organised by Gauthama Shaikshanika mattu Samskrutika…

Not Before Dasara: Town Hall Parking, Irwin Road Widening
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Not Before Dasara: Town Hall Parking, Irwin Road Widening

August 19, 2019

Timeline of Town Hall Parking Project • Project begins on April 11, 2011 • Project deadline 2012 not met • Project delayed every year since 2012 • 2019, 8 years on, project still in limbo  • Now, MCC wants to relaunch pending works, seeks Rs.5 crore Mysuru: Just 40 days for Naada Habba to begin…

Irwin Road widening still caught in land acquisition tangles
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Irwin Road widening still caught in land acquisition tangles

August 19, 2019

Mysuru: One more ambitious project in city is the widening of the Irwin Road. This is another much delayed project caught in land acquisition and compensation tangles. Though the demolition of buildings for road widening again began today, the project is doubtful this Dasara.  Irwin Road is one of the busiest roads and connects Sub-Urban…

Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa elated over Nada Habba invite
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Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa elated over Nada Habba invite

August 16, 2019

Mysuru: Noted Novelist and Saraswathi Samman awardee Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa has expressed happiness over the State Government’s invitation to him for Nada Habba Dasara inauguration atop Chamundi Hill on Sept. 29, 2019. Speaking to press persons at his residence here on Wednesday after the State Government decided to invite him for inaugurating the 10-day Dasara…

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