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Dasara jumbos head back to jungle camps
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Dasara jumbos head back to jungle camps

October 7, 2022

Srirama throws tantrum for two hours; Abhimanyu gives him a mighty push Mysore/Mysuru: The Dasara elephants, which were the prime attraction in the Vijayadashami procession on Oct. 5 were given a warm and emotional send-off from the Palace premises this morning. They headed to their respective elephant camps and will continue doing the tasks assigned…

Jumbo team to walk under dazzling lights from today
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Jumbo team to walk under dazzling lights from today

September 23, 2022

Forest Department to ensure sharp objects do not pierce elephant legs during night rehearsal Mysore/Mysuru: After rigorous training for the Dasara elephants on the Jumboo Savari route with one of the elephants — most of the times Abhimanyu — carrying the Wooden Howdah, the elephant team will face one more test today: Walking under illuminated…

Final round of cannon firing drill held successfully
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Final round of cannon firing drill held successfully

September 23, 2022

Dhananjaya, Bheema to take part in Palace rituals Mahendra to carry howdah in Srirangapatna Dasara Mysore/Mysuru: The third and final round of cannon firing drill to acclimatise Dasara elephants and Mounted Police horses to the booming sound of cannons was held successfully at the Dasara Expo parking lot on M.G. Road this noon. Out of…

Second round of cannon firing drill held successfully
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Second round of cannon firing drill held successfully

September 16, 2022

Venue shifted to Dasara expo parking lot on request from Mysore royal family 12 Dasara jumbos, 38 Mounted Police horses take part in the exercise Mysore/Mysuru:  The second round of cannon firing exercise for Dasara elephants and horses to familiarise them with the loud sound of cannons was held successfully at the new venue —…

Elephant birth inside Palace brings cheer
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Elephant birth inside Palace brings cheer

September 14, 2022

Dasara elephant Lakshmi delivers healthy male calf; likely to be named ‘Ganapathi’ By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: The birth of a male calf to Lakshmi, the 22-year-old Dasara elephant in the Mysore Palace premises has brought cheer to the Navarathri festivities and the members of the Mysore royal family, Mahouts, Kavadis and their families are…

Jumbos ambling around K.R. Circle
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Jumbos ambling around K.R. Circle

September 11, 2022

Rehearsal for the Vijayadashami Day procession The Dasara elephants majestically walking around K.R. Circle during their morning rehearsal session on Jumboo Savari route from Mysore Palace to Bannimantap Torchlight Parade Grounds. [Pic. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav]

Dasara elephants weighed
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Dasara elephants weighed

September 9, 2022

Veteran Arjuna still mightiest at 5,950 kg Howdah elephant Abhimanyu needs 950 kgs more to match Arjuna Mysore/Mysuru: The weight checking for all 14 Dasara elephants was held at Sairam and Co., 40 tonnes Electronic Weighing Services on Dhanvantri Road here this morning. While it is the second weight check for the nine Dasara elephants,…

Second batch of five Dasara elephants arrives at Mysore Palace
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Second batch of five Dasara elephants arrives at Mysore Palace

September 8, 2022

Sugreeva replaces pregnant Kunthi Mysore/Mysuru: The second batch of five Dasara elephants, which includes three debutants, arrived at Mysore Palace from their respective elephant camps yesterday afternoon. In all, 14 elephants will be taking part in this year’s Dasara. The five elephants which arrived are: 41-year-old Gopi, 40-year-old Srirama and 63-year-old Vijaya from Dubare Elephant…

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