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Officials appointed for Dasara Sub-Committees
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Officials appointed for Dasara Sub-Committees

September 23, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Deputy Commissioner B. Sharat, who is also the Dasara Special Officer, has issued an order pertaining to the appointment of Deputy Special Officers, Working Presidents and Secretaries to the six Sub-Committees of Mysuru Dasara Mahotsav-2020. The Committees and the officials are as follows: Reception and Invitation Sub-Committee: Deputy Special Officer – Additional Deputy Commissioner…

Dasara: Abhimanyu-led Jumbo team to arrive in Mysuru on Oct. 1
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Dasara: Abhimanyu-led Jumbo team to arrive in Mysuru on Oct. 1

September 22, 2020

After Aranya Bhavan stay on day-1, traditional welcome at Mysore Palace on Oct.2 Mysore/Mysuru: Though the Corona pandemic has taken away the sheen of Mysuru Dasara festivities, it has been decided to carry out the century-old tradition adhering to the Government guidelines. Accordingly, the cynosure of all eyes, elephants selected from various elephant camps to…

Professional artistes appeal to hold Dasara cultural events
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Professional artistes appeal to hold Dasara cultural events

September 19, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With the Government deciding to conduct Dasara in a simple manner this year on account of the outbreak of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, the Mysuru City and District Cultural and Professional Artistes’ Association has appealed the Government to hold Dasara cultural events this year too and come to the aid of artistes. Addressing a…

Will Centre allow 2,000 persons for Jumboo Savari inside Palace?
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Will Centre allow 2,000 persons for Jumboo Savari inside Palace?

September 18, 2020

Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra was scaled down with limited gathering; Bengaluru Karaga Festival restricted to Temple  By Shyam Sundar Vattam Mysore/Mysuru: How many people will be allowed inside the Mysore Palace to witness the annual Dasara procession on Oct. 26? While the State has sought permission for a congregation of 2,000 persons, it will be…

‘No lavish spending on Naada Habba’
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‘No lavish spending on Naada Habba’

September 18, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Chief Minister B.S.Yediyurappa has instructed to celebrate this year’s Dasara festival in simple manner, said District Minister S.T. Somashekar speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a function to launch a slew of developmental works at Kumbarakoppal here this morning. Shooting back at a journalist’s question for spending Rs. 15 crore on ‘simple’ Dasara, …

Golden Throne assembled
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Golden Throne assembled

September 18, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The diamond-studded Golden Throne (Suvarna Simhasana) was assembled this morning at the Durbar Hall inside iconic Mysore Palace with all the accompanying rituals. Along with the Golden Throne, the silver Bhadrasana was assembled at the Kannadi Thotti. This is one of the major attractions during Navaratri celebrations from Oct. 17. The Khas Durbar or…

Flowers to enhance beauty  of illuminated Circles this Dasara
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Flowers to enhance beauty of illuminated Circles this Dasara

September 18, 2020

Mysore Palace gears up for Navarathri with flower pot arrangements and rose garden By M.T. Yogesh Kumar [Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav] This Dasara, colourful flowers will add additional glitter to the illuminated streets, Circles and prominent structures within the city boundaries. Though it will be a low-key Dasara as decided by the State Government…

Navarathri at Palace: Golden Throne to be assembled on Sept. 18
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Navarathri at Palace: Golden Throne to be assembled on Sept. 18

September 16, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Marking the beginning of Navarathri celebrations (Dasara-2020), the work of assembling the Golden Throne will be held at an auspicious timing in Amba Vilas Palace here on Friday (Sept. 18). In view of this, there will be no entry of tourists to the Mysore Palace till 2 pm on that day. Dasara will begin…

Combing Operation Hero Abhimanyu set for Howdah task
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Combing Operation Hero Abhimanyu set for Howdah task

September 15, 2020

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: This Dasara the responsibility of carrying the 750-kg Golden Howdah (Ambari) with the idol of Goddess Chamundeshwari placed inside it, is on elephant Abhimanyu, who has just got promoted from the post of Vice-Captain to Captain.  So far, the mighty Arjuna successfully donned the role of a Captain and had…

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