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15 lakh witnessed Jumboo Savari, claims Minister
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15 lakh witnessed Jumboo Savari, claims Minister

October 7, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Though there are no parameters to assess the number of people who watched the Jumboo Savari on the Vijayadashami Day from the Mysore Palace to Bannimantap, District Minister S.T. Somashekar has claimed that over 15 lakh people were physically present along the route, cheering the grand spectacle. Addressing a press conference-cum-luncheon for media at…

Dasara-2022: Old wine in new bottle
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Dasara-2022: Old wine in new bottle

October 7, 2022

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC The Dasara-2022 has come and gone.  62 troupes, 48 tableaux, over 1,500 artistes,  a logistic nightmare. I should congratulate the District Administration for managing this event without a hitch as I am writing this article. Except for the lighting of the roads, the Food Festival, Flower Show and…

Over five lakh people witness Jumboo Savari
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Over five lakh people witness Jumboo Savari

October 6, 2022

Imperial elephant march, fusion of lights, musical performances put rich culture on display Mysore/Mysuru: After low-key Dasara festivities for two successive years, a grand Dasara finale unfolded in the City of Palaces last evening and lakhs of people watched the celebrated Jumboo Savari, marking the end of ‘Nada Habba’ celebrations. The ruling dispensation had decided…

Idol of Goddess brought from Chamundi Hill in a procession
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Idol of Goddess brought from Chamundi Hill in a procession

October 6, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: The practice of bringing the ‘Utsava Murthy’ of Goddess Chamundeshwari from Chamundi Hill to the Mysore Palace in a procession is becoming a new tradition and a permanent feature in the future editions of Mysuru Dasara. It has been accorded a status of Mini Dasara procession and this year, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai inaugurated…

Dasara procession passes off smoothly amidst tight Police security
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Dasara procession passes off smoothly amidst tight Police security

October 6, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Except for minor incidents as lakhs of people had arrived to witness the historic Jumboo Savari, no untoward incidents took place during Dasara and the grand finale was held successfully yesterday. Thanks to the Police, who managed the huge crowd all along the Jumboo Savari route, Mysore Palace and the Torchlight  Parade venue. Tourists…

Abhimanyu is a hat-trick hero
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Abhimanyu is a hat-trick hero

October 6, 2022

Carries 1,100 kg as if it is a child’s play Mysore/Mysuru: The 57-year-old Abhimanyu, one of the longest serving members of the Dasara jumbo squad, carried the 750-kg Golden Howdah and successfully completed his third Jumboo Savari. In doing so, he became a hat-trick hero and the cynosure of all eyes.  The veteran elephant took…

48 tableaux in Dasara procession
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48 tableaux in Dasara procession

October 6, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: The Jumboo Savari procession held yesterday featured a record 48 tableaux and 73 cultural troupes. The tableaux included one each from 31 districts of the State, four from the Tableaux Committee and 13 from various Government Departments and Institutions. The first tableau that passed in the procession was from Bagalkot district, which showcased Mudhol…

Despite ban and warnings, many climb dilapidated buildings
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Despite ban and warnings, many climb dilapidated buildings

October 6, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Despite there being a ban on climbing dilapidated buildings on Jumboo Saravi route and also warnings from the Police, hundreds of people had climbed dilapidated building and had also perched atop trees to witness the grand finale. People were seen atop Lansdowne Building, a portion of which had collapsed about 10 years back and…

Jumboo Savari: 500 rule on paper, over 10,000 attend
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Jumboo Savari: 500 rule on paper, over 10,000 attend

October 16, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The so called ‘strict instruction’ from the State Government to limit the crowds inside the Mysore Palace during Vijayadashami procession remained only on paper with politicians, Police and officials themselves flouting the rules in full public view. In their enthusiasm to allow only a select crowd inside the Palace, they allowed each and every…

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