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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…

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

September 27, 2018

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
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Golden Poo: Elephant dung in demand

September 23, 2018

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…
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Trunk Shower…

September 17, 2018

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

September 9, 2018

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…

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