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Fort Town ready for low-key Dasara this evening
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Fort Town ready for low-key Dasara this evening

October 23, 2020

Srirangapatna: The Fort Town of Srirangapatna, a historic place from the point of view of Wadiyars of Mysore, is all set to witness a scaled-down Dasara sans elephants due to COVID-19, this evening. History has it that Dasara was the long-held celebrations of the Vijayanagar Kingdom. However, after Srirangapatna was captured by Raja Wadiyar I…

Police Band & Fusion Music at Mysore Palace
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Police Band & Fusion Music at Mysore Palace

October 23, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Police Band gave a scintillating performance by playing various musical compositions, both classical and western on the sixth day of Dasara cultural programmes in the backdrop of illuminated Mysore Palace for limited audience yesterday. Beginning with Basavappa Shastry’s composition ‘Kayo Sri Gowri,’ the official anthem of the then Kingdom of Mysore, followed by…

Jumboo Savari Rehearsal
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Jumboo Savari Rehearsal

October 22, 2020

Procession covers 500 mts  Final rehearsal on Saturday Mysore/Mysuru: With Jumboo Savari to be held on Vijayadashami day on Oct. 26, the first rehearsal for the Dasara elephants was held in the Mysore Palace premises this morning. As Dasara is being celebrated in a simple manner, the procession is limited only to the Palace premises…

Technical team to decide on Dasara crowd
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Technical team to decide on Dasara crowd

October 22, 2020

Health Minister Dr. K. Sudhakar meets District Officials, reviews Covid situation Bengaluru/Mysuru: A three-member Technical Team headed by Dr. M.K. Sudarshan, Chairman, COVID-19 State Technical Advisory Committee, is holding a crucial meeting in Bengaluru today regarding Dasara crowd management and illumination following reports of visiting public and tourists flouting COVID-19 protocol in Mysuru. The team members…

Understanding India Webinar Series “Dasara in India and its heritage”
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Understanding India Webinar Series “Dasara in India and its heritage”

October 22, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Vivekananda Institute of Indian Studies (VIIS), a unit of Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM), Mysuru, is organising a webinar “Dasara in India and its heritage” today (Oct. 22) at 6 pm. This is the fourth session under the ‘Understanding India Webinar Series.’  The objective of these webinars is to discuss and disseminate some important…

Tribute to SPB at Dasara Cultural Programme
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Tribute to SPB at Dasara Cultural Programme

October 22, 2020

Playback singers Rajesh Krishnan, Anuradha Bhat and team perform at Palace Playback singers Rajesh Krishnan and Anuradha Bhat performing at Mysore Palace last evening as part of the ongoing Dasara Cultural Programme where tribute was paid to the legendary playback singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam (SPB) who passed away recently. Drummer B.S. Arun Kumar is also seen….

Health Minister arriving in city this evening
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Health Minister arriving in city this evening

October 21, 2020

To review COVID-19 situation and Dasara illumination Mysuru/Bengaluru: Taking strong note of free and careless movement by citizens without following COVID-19 protocol, Medical Education and Health Minister Dr. K. Sudhakar is likely to visit Mysuru city this evening to review Corona situation in city and district. Sources close to the Minister told Star of Mysore…

Second phase of Cannon Drill for Dasara elephants, horses
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Second phase of Cannon Drill for Dasara elephants, horses

October 21, 2020

14 rounds fired using seven cannons Mysore/Mysuru: With just five days left for Jumboo Savari, which is limited only to the Mysore Palace premises due to COVID-19 pandemic, the five Dasara elephants, led by Golden Howdah carrying elephant Abhimanyu, and horses from the Mounted Police Force underwent the second phase of cannon drill last evening….

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