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Vedike demands staging of plays during Dasara
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Vedike demands staging of plays during Dasara

September 13, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The city’s Kadamba Ranga Vedike has urged the authorities to allow staging of plays during Dasara celebrations, which is being held in a simple and symbolic manner this year due to COVID pandemic. In a press statement,  Vedike President Rajashekar Kadamba said that the Government’s decision to limit cultural and music programmes to Mysore…

Four years after capture Ashwathama ready for Dasara
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Four years after capture Ashwathama ready for Dasara

September 11, 2021

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: Captured in 2017 for creating havoc at Sakleshpur and surrounding places in Hassan district, elephant ‘Ashwathama,’ who has been tamed and displaying calm behaviour now, is all set to participate in Dasara celebrations for the first time this year in just four years of him being captured. Aged 34 years,…

Minister directs officials to complete vaccination by Dasara
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Minister directs officials to complete vaccination by Dasara

September 11, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: With Dasara celebrations just four weeks to go, District Minister S.T. Somashekar said that the District Administration must gear up to vaccinate all citizens of the district for COVID-19, before Dasara.  He was addressing the KDP (Karnataka Development Programme) quarterly progress review meeting of Mysuru ZP here on Wednesday. Asking the officials to ensure…

Eight Jumbos to take part in ‘Nada Habba’
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Eight Jumbos to take part in ‘Nada Habba’

September 9, 2021

Dasara procession limited to Mysore Palace premises this year too Mysore/Mysuru: A total of eight elephants (3 female and 5 male) will be participating in this year’s Dasara celebrations in Mysuru and the grand finale ‘Jumboo Savari’ is limited only inside the Palace premises this year too, following COVID pandemic. The eight elephants which will be…

Gajapayana on Sept.13
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Gajapayana on Sept.13

September 9, 2021

Traditional welcome to jumbos at Mysore Palace on Sept. 16 Dasara inauguration atop Chamundi Hill on Oct. 7 ‘Utsavamurthy’ procession from Hill temple to Palace ‘Jumboo Savari’ procession in Palace premises on Oct. 15 Palace to be illuminated from 7 pm to 9.30 pm during Navarathri  Mysore/Mysuru: With ‘Nada Habba’ Dasara festival, which is to…

Government announces ten-day Dasara holiday for Schools
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Government announces ten-day Dasara holiday for Schools

September 9, 2021

Bengaluru: Days after the Government declared re-opening of Schools, the Education Department on Tuesday announced the schedule of Dasara and summer holidays for the current academic year (2021-22) for Schools in the State.  According to the schedule,  all Schools (Government, aided, unaided and private) will be closed for Dasara for 10 days from Oct.10 to…

Abhimanyu to carry Golden Howdah
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Abhimanyu to carry Golden Howdah

September 7, 2021

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: The 55-year-old Abhimanyu, one of the longest serving members of the elite Dasara jumbo squad, will carry the 750-kg Golden Howdah that has the idol of Goddess Chamundeshwari this year too in the Jumboo Savari.  The veteran elephant had successfully taken over the mantle from Arjuna last year after the…

Lakshmana trained at Dubare for bigger roles
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Lakshmana trained at Dubare for bigger roles

September 7, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Among the elephants that have made it into the first list of Dasara elephants is young 34-year-old male elephant Lakshmana from Dubare elephant camp. Though his name is not likely to figure in the final list, forest officers are impressed by his health, nature, softness and also the ability to obey commands.  Lakshmana’s mahout…

Dasara executive meeting will be held on Sept. 8: Minister
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Dasara executive meeting will be held on Sept. 8: Minister

September 5, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The Dasara executive meeting pertaining to Dasara celebrations will be held in Mysuru on Sept. 8, said District Minister S.T. Somashekar. He was speaking to media persons after garlanding the bust of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on the occasion of Teachers’ Day in city this morning. The Minister said that in view of the expected…

Scaled-down Dasara this year too
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Scaled-down Dasara this year too

September 4, 2021

Bengaluru: Bringing curtains down on the uncertainty of the nature of Dasara this year amidst the COVID-19 crisis, the State Government on Friday said that the world famous Dasara festival (Oct.7-15), popularly known as ‘Naada Habba’, will be celebrated in a simple yet traditional manner in the wake of the pandemic. Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai,…

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