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Novelist Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa for Dasara inauguration
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Novelist Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa for Dasara inauguration

August 14, 2019

CM holds High Power Committee Meet in B’luru Bengaluru:  The Dasara High Power Committee, which met at the Conference Hall in the Third Floor of Vidhana Soudha here this afternoon, decided to invite noted novelist and Saraswathi Samman awardee Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa of Mysuru to inaugurate this year’s festivities atop the Chamundi Hill on Sept.29….

First batch of Dasara elephants likely to arrive around Aug. 20
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First batch of Dasara elephants likely to arrive around Aug. 20

August 5, 2019

Mysuru: The annual ritual of selecting Dasara elephants is on and the Forest Department officials are going to different elephant camps in Mysuru and Kodagu to prepare a preliminary list of elephants that are eligible to participate in the grand event. An initial list of 14 elephants has been prepared.  The Forest officials and the…

Yediyurappa to chair Dasara High Power Committee meeting on Aug. 9
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Yediyurappa to chair Dasara High Power Committee meeting on Aug. 9

August 5, 2019

Mysuru: With Dasara less than two  months away, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa (BSY) will chair a meeting of Dasara High Power Committee at the auditorium on the third floor of Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru at 12 noon  on Aug. 9. The meeting which would have been held much earlier under normal circumstances, has been delayed…

Dasara takes backseat amidst changed political equations
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Dasara takes backseat amidst changed political equations

August 2, 2019

Mysuru: With this year’s Dasara less than two months away, there are no signs of preparations for the world famous event. With the 10-day Dasara festival scheduled to begin from Sept. 29, the District authorities are yet to hold preparatory meetings. In the past, the Dasara High Power Committee meeting used to take place three…

Dasara 2019 from Sept.29 to Oct.8
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Dasara 2019 from Sept.29 to Oct.8

June 9, 2019

Mysuru: With Dasara procession (Jumboo Savari) scheduled to take place on Oct.8 this year, the District Administration is all set to start preparations for the world famous event from the first week of July. The ten-day Dasara event this year (2019) will commence on Sept.29 with the performance of puja at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple atop…

Musings on Dasara Exhibitions down the ages…
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Musings on Dasara Exhibitions down the ages…

October 28, 2018

Every year, Dasara Exhibition is held as part of the  Nada Habba. However, sadly, the preparations are never on time. There is hardly a year when the Expo has opened along with the commencement of the ten-day Dasara festivities. This has been happening in spite of the fact that a separate Karnataka Exhibition Authority (KEA)…

Dasara during Vijayanagar period
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Dasara during Vijayanagar period

October 21, 2018

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Dasara is one of the most popular festivals in India but celebrated in a variety of ways in different parts of the country. The underlying factor is victory of good over evil, which has been our motto from the…

A Sad, 10-day Drama!
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A Sad, 10-day Drama!

October 12, 2018

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Our Dasara, as we all know, is a grand ten-day spectacle. To different people it means many different things. To the thousands of tourists who throng Mysuru to watch the annual show it means much excitement and fun. But to most Mysureans themselves the Dasara now only means a…

Park your vehicle at Town Hall this Dasara
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Park your vehicle at Town Hall this Dasara

September 27, 2018

Mysuru:  The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has decided to open the multi-level pay-and-park facility at Town Hall premises temporarily for public during this Dasara. The parking lot will be open from Oct.10 to Oct.20. For the record, the works of parking lot began way back in 2011 and has been caught in politician-bureaucrat-contractor quagmire. The…

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