Tag: Dasara 2020

City centre witnesses ‘undeclared bandh’ as cops erect barricades around Palace
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City centre witnesses ‘undeclared bandh’ as cops erect barricades around Palace

October 27, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The cultural capital of the State Mysuru on Monday presented a picture of ‘undeclared bandh’ as Police had erected barricades all around the Mysore Palace for Vijayadashami procession inside the Palace premises and to prevent people from venturing anywhere near the Palace. On account of simple Dasara, the Government had restricted the Jumboo Savari…

Lakhs witness virtual Jumboo Savari
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Lakhs witness virtual Jumboo Savari

October 27, 2020

People can enjoy illumination till Nov. 1 Mysore/Mysuru: Co-operation and District Minister S.T. Somashekar said that lakhs of people witnessed Jumboo Savari held in Mysore Palace premises, on facebook page of Department of Information and Public Relations on Monday. He told reporters this morning that tens and thousands of people have viewed the procession on…

Stilt walkers steal show
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Stilt walkers steal show

October 27, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Among a few cultural troupes that participated in Jumboo Savari in Palace premises yesterday has been ‘stilt walking’ by Siddaraju of Thayur village in Nanjangud taluk of Mysuru district. Attired in Goddess Chamundeshwari costume, Siddaraju stole the show with 13-foot-long wooden pole tied to each leg, symbolically killing ‘Corona’ which has havocked the whole…

Art teacher turns beautician for Dasara Jumbos
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Art teacher turns beautician for Dasara Jumbos

October 27, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Ahead of the all-important Jumboo Savari, marking the culmination of the ten-day Dasara festival, the Dasara elephants were specially decorated for the grand event,with an art teacher from Hunsur drawing attractive pictures on their trunks and other parts of the body as a ‘Make-up.’ Nagalingappa Chandrappa Badiger, a resident of Hunsur and an art…

Dasara elephants to go back to their respective camps tomorrow
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Dasara elephants to go back to their respective camps tomorrow

October 27, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Howdah elephant Abhimanyu and his team members, Gopi, Vikram, Kaveri and Vijaya, who participated in the Jumboo Savari at Mysore Palace yesterday and successfully fulfilled the responsibility given to them, were seen in a relaxed mood at the Palace this morning. This morning, Abhimanyu and Gopi were taken to Mysuru Zoo to help the…

‘Nada Habba’ held sans Mysureans
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‘Nada Habba’ held sans Mysureans

October 27, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Contrary to its tag as ‘People’s Dasara’, this year’s ‘Nada Habba’ will go in history as one that was not opened for aam aadmi. Dasara without people cannot be imagined. But this time the festivities were held by keeping people away due to COVID-19. Tourists, who were greeted with folded hands every year, were…

Dasara tableau creates Corona awareness
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Dasara tableau creates Corona awareness

October 27, 2020

Health and Family Welfare Department and Mysuru Zilla Panchayat had jointly prepared a tableau on the concept of ‘Corona warriors’. A picture of woman in PPE suit and face mask was in front portion of the tableau while there were images of health workers doing sanitisation behind it. The images of a few persons inside…

CM Yediyurappa inaugurates low-key ‘Jumboo Savari’
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CM Yediyurappa inaugurates low-key ‘Jumboo Savari’

October 27, 2020

Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, accompanied by Mysuru District Minister S.T. Somashekar, Mayor Tasneem, DC Rohini Sindhuri, City Police Commissioner Dr. Chandragupta and titular head of royal family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar, inaugurated ‘Jumboo Savari’ at Palace premises last evening by offering flowers to the idol of Goddess Chamundeshwari, the presiding deity of Mysuru, placed inside…

40-minute Jumboo Savari
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40-minute Jumboo Savari

October 24, 2020

CM to perform Nandi Dhwaja Puja between 2.59 pm – 3.20 pm; inaugurate procession between 3.40 pm – 4.15 pm on Oct. 26 Flower Market shifted to J.K. Grounds ahead of Ayudha Puja tomorrow Mysore/Mysuru: The full-dress rehearsal for Jumboo Savari procession to be held within the Palace premises on Oct. 26, was held this…

Chief Minister in city on Monday
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Chief Minister in city on Monday

October 24, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa will be visiting Mysuru on Oct. 26 in connection with the inauguration of Jumboo Savari on Vijayadashami Day. According to his tour programme, he will arrive in a helicopter at Lalitha Mahal Helipad at 12.20 pm and  proceed to Suttur Mutt at the foot of Chamundi Hill. The CM will…

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