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Vintage Convoy for Dasara Jumbos
Mysore Dasara 2018, News

Vintage Convoy for Dasara Jumbos

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…

Dasara Jumbos acclimatised to cannon sound
Mysore Dasara 2018, News

Dasara Jumbos acclimatised to cannon sound

Mysuru:  The ‘Cannon Squad,’ comprising 30 Policemen from City Armed Reserve (CAR) this morning conducted cannon firing test for Dasara Jumbos to acclimatise the elephants and horses to the bombarding sound. The Squad was led by CAR DCP B.V. Kittur, ACP Suresh and ASIs Nagaraj and Kumar. All 12 Dasara elephants and 12 horses were…

Golden Poo: Elephant dung in demand
Mysore Dasara 2018, News

Golden Poo: Elephant dung in demand

Mysuru: When you’re as big as an elephant, you have to spend a good deal of your time eating. Due to their enormous size, these gentle giants consume 200-250 kg of food on a daily basis. This is enough to produce a whopping 50 kg of dung. And during Dasara, the eating capacity increases, thanks…

Trunk Shower…
Mysore Dasara 2018, Photo News

Trunk Shower…

After a strenuous five-kilometre walk from Mysore Palace to Bannimantap, Dasara elephants led by Howdah elephant Arjuna cool their bodies at a special tank set up for the purpose at the Torchlight Parade Grounds. Apart from showering cold water on their own bodies, elephants quench their thirst too. Every time the elephants come here, hundreds…

Dasara Jumbos under special diet
Mysore Dasara 2018, News

Dasara Jumbos under special diet

Mysuru: The Dasara elephants, which have arrived in city from various elephant camps to participate in the world famous Jumboo Savari and housed in Mysore Palace premises, is being given special care and are on special diet. The elephants are being given nutritional food twice a day so that the elephants could gain weight, strength…

Dhananjaya makes it to first batch of elephants
Mysore Dasara 2018, News

Dhananjaya makes it to first batch of elephants

Mysuru: The three main elephants Balarama, Abhimanyu and Drona are not part of the first batch of six elephants to arrive as part of Gajapayana to Mysuru on Sept.2. The three elephants have been sent on an operation to catch wild elephants attacking people in Ramanagaram and its surrounding areas. In the light of this,…

Rs.34 lakh insurance for 12 Dasara jumbos
Mysore Dasara 2018, News

Rs.34 lakh insurance for 12 Dasara jumbos

Mysuru: The Mysuru District Administration has decided to insure the 12 elephants, Mahouts and Kavadis participating in Dasara celebrations. Besides, it has also decided to insure public and public property if the elephants damage them. Deputy Commissioner and Dasara Special Officer Abhiram G. Sankar has written a letter to the New India Assurance Company Divisional…

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