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Dasara Jumbos reach Mysore Palace
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Dasara Jumbos reach Mysore Palace

October 2, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With just 15 days left for Dasara, which is being celebrated in a simple manner, a total of five Dasara elephants led by Golden Howdah-bearer Abhimanyu, were accorded a traditional welcome at the Mysore Palace this afternoon. District Minister S.T. Somashekar and a host of dignitaries formally welcomed the Dasara Jumbo team by showering…

Two more nail-picking instruments to ensure safety of Dasara jumbos
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Two more nail-picking instruments to ensure safety of Dasara jumbos

September 30, 2019

Mysuru: Two sharp nails pierced into the left foreleg of Jumbo Cauvery on Sept. 22 during the elephant team’s routine five-kilometre rehearsal from Mysore Palace to Bannimantap. The incident happened right in front of Balarama Gate of the Mysore Palace and soon after the incident went viral, it sparked outrage from animal lovers and those…

Second batch of Dasara Jumbos arrives in city
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Second batch of Dasara Jumbos arrives in city

September 10, 2019

Mysuru:  With Dasara festivities hardly 19 days away, the second batch of Dasara jumbos arrived here yesterday. The seven elephants — Balarama, Kaveri, Vikrama, Gopi, Durgaparameshwari, Jayaprakash and Lakshmi — were traditionally welcomed into the city Palace after performing puja to them. However, Balarama had arrived in city on Sunday and was brought  to the…

Dasara Jumbos offered puja on Ganesha Chaturthi
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Dasara Jumbos offered puja on Ganesha Chaturthi

September 3, 2019

Mysuru, Sept. 3 (MTY&SD)- On the occasion of Ganesha Chaturthi, APCCF Jagathram, DCFs Alexander and Dr. K.C. Prashanth Kumar and Veterinarian Dr. D.N. Nagaraj offered puja to Dasara Jumbos yesterday at the Sri Kodi Someshwara Temple in Mysore Palace premises. Priest S.V. Prahallad Rao along with other priests Shankar Prasad and Vittal Prasad performed paada…

Royal Reception for Jumbos
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Royal Reception for Jumbos

August 26, 2019

Mysuru: With just a month for the grand Dasara to begin, the first batch of six Dasara elephants were accorded a traditional welcome at the Mysore Palace this morning. Accompanied by the traditional ‘Mangala Vaadya’ and the cultural troupes, the elephants marched the two-kilometre distance from the Aranya Bhavan to the Mysore Palace.  A festive…

First batch of 6 Dasara jumbos housed at Aranya Bhavan in city
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First batch of 6 Dasara jumbos housed at Aranya Bhavan in city

August 23, 2019

Mysuru: The first batch of six elephants that arrived in trucks at about 6 pm yesterday evening were housed in Aranya Bhavan premises at Ashokapuram here. Their health conditions were checked upon their arrival by Veterinarian Dr. D.N. Nagaraju and were found fit. The Dasara elephants, their Mahouts and Kavadis who arrived in city are:…

Gajapayana: Dasara elephants leave Anekadu Camp for Veeranahosahalli
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Gajapayana: Dasara elephants leave Anekadu Camp for Veeranahosahalli

August 21, 2019

First batch of six elephants to arrive in city tomorrow Mysuru: Gajapayana, the march of Dasara elephants, will begin tomorrow morning at Veeranahosahalli Gate bordering Nagarahole National Park and the first batch of six elephants, led by Howdah Elephant Arjuna will be transported to city later in the evening. Gajapayana will be launched after Priest…

Mysore Palace ready to receive Jumbos, Mahouts and Families
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Mysore Palace ready to receive Jumbos, Mahouts and Families

August 21, 2019

Broken tiles being replaced on pedestrian paths, royal gardens Mysuru: The 409th Dasara, popularly called Nada Habba, is fast approaching. The unique part of the festival is the presence of the gentle giants without whom the celebrations, which is a mix of the traditional and modern, will be incomplete.  Hence, the preparations are going on…

Vintage Convoy for Dasara Jumbos
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Vintage Convoy for Dasara Jumbos

October 1, 2018

Mysuru: Vintage cars of various companies manufactured between 1920s and 1970s, which arrived at Lalitha Mahal Palace in city last evening, made their presence felt by moving around some parts of the city. They were later parked in front of the illuminated Mysore Palace. Dasara jumbos too posed with the 50 vintage beauties and the…

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