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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
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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
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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
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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…

Dasara Jumbos acclimatised to cannon sound
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Dasara Jumbos acclimatised to cannon sound

Mysuru: The City Police conducted cannon firing test for Dasara Jumbos for the first time this year. The test was conducted to acclimatise the elephants to the bombarding sound that come from cannons. All 15 Dasara elephants and 24 horses were brought to the parking space near Kote Maramma Temple where the test was held….

Cannon firing test for Dasara Jumbos tomorrow
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Cannon firing test for Dasara Jumbos tomorrow

Mysuru: With the countdown for this year’s Dasara having already begun, the Forest Department will be conducting the cannon firing test for Dasara elephants at the Mysore Palace tomorrow. The test will be held at the parking space near the Varaha Gate of the Palace. All 15 elephants will undergo the test to get accustomed…

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