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This florist decorating Golden Howdah for 23 years
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This florist decorating Golden Howdah for 23 years

October 13, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The flower decoration to Golden Howdah will be complete by tomorrow evening. Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning, flower decorator N. Manjunath of Gayathri Flower Stall in Devaraja Market said that this was the 23rd year he was decorating the Golden Howdah. Pointing out that Mysuru Mallige, which all these years were sourced…

COVID test must for those taking part in ‘Jumboo Savari’: Minister
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COVID test must for those taking part in ‘Jumboo Savari’: Minister

September 28, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: District Minister S.T. Somashekar said that everyone taking part in ‘Jumboo Savari‘ procession will be tested for COVID-19 five days ahead of the event. He was speaking to presspersons after holding a Dasara preparatory meeting at the new Deputy Commissioner’s Office in Siddarthanagar yesterday. Pointing out that those attending the procession should possess a…

Mounted Police train horses for ‘Jumboo Savari’
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Mounted Police train horses for ‘Jumboo Savari’

September 26, 2020

Will Mayor, City Police Chief, ZP President go on horseback this year? Mysore/Mysuru: Though the State Government has decided to celebrate Dasara from Oct. 17 – 26 in a simple manner this year by limiting the ‘Jumboo Savari’ only to the Mysore Palace premises, owing to Corona pandemic, the personnel of the Mounted Police force…

Abhimanyu team ready for Dasara
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Abhimanyu team ready for Dasara

September 25, 2020

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar  Mysore/Mysuru: The team of five elephants, led by Golden Howdah-bearer 53-year-old Abhimanyu from Mathigodu Elephant Camp, is all set for this year’s simple Dasara celebrations.  The grand Dasara procession (Jumboo Savari), which was the cynosure of all eyes every year, will be limited only to Mysore Palace this year due to…

Will Centre allow 2,000 persons for Jumboo Savari inside Palace?
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Will Centre allow 2,000 persons for Jumboo Savari inside Palace?

September 18, 2020

Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra was scaled down with limited gathering; Bengaluru Karaga Festival restricted to Temple  By Shyam Sundar Vattam Mysore/Mysuru: How many people will be allowed inside the Mysore Palace to witness the annual Dasara procession on Oct. 26? While the State has sought permission for a congregation of 2,000 persons, it will be…

Abhimanyu, not Arjuna to carry Golden Howdah
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Abhimanyu, not Arjuna to carry Golden Howdah

September 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Young and strong Abhimanyu will carry the Golden Howdah during the Vijayadashami procession this year as Arjuna, who carried the 750-kg Howdah till now, has turned 60. As per the Supreme Court directions and Union Government’s guidelines, no elephant aged above 60 years is supposed to be tasked with heavy and stressful duty.  So…

Tableaux steal the show in Dasara procession
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Tableaux steal the show in Dasara procession

October 20, 2018

The 42 tableaux that took part in yesterday’s Dasara procession added more colour to the event, with every tableau earning praise from the huge crowd for its outstanding design and craft. This year’s Dasara had two more tableaux as compared to last year. The Bagalkot Zilla Panchayat designed tableau featuring replicas of Pattadakal, Basavanna’s Kaayakave…

Dasara procession to have 42 tableaux
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Dasara procession to have 42 tableaux

October 17, 2018

Bylakuppe’s Golden Temple  and a tableau on Karnataka Universities added attraction Mysuru: This year’s Dasara procession on Oct.19 will be all the more attractive with the participation of 42 tableaux. Addressing a press meet at ZP Hall here yesterday, Dasara Tableaux Sub-Committee Deputy Special Officer K.B. Prabhuswamy said that tableaux are getting ready covering all…

District Minister inspects road concrete works
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District Minister inspects road concrete works

March 1, 2017

Says concrete works of Dasara route will be completed by April District Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa, accompanied by MLA M.K. Somashekar and officials inspected the ongoing road concrete works near the Gun House here yesterday. Speaking after inspecting the concrete works, the District Minister said that the concrete works of the Jumbo Savaari (Dasara procession)…

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