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CNNL workers remove Ganesha idols from canals
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CNNL workers remove Ganesha idols from canals

September 10, 2022

Following the publication of a report titled ‘Devotion or destruction? Ganesha idols float and stink in canals’ in yesterday’s SOM, a team of five workers from Cauvery Neeravari Nigam Limited (CNNL) — locally called Sawdey workers who clean canals — began cleaning the canals in Srirangapatna that were clogged by the immersed Ganesha idols. Hundreds…

Clay Seed Ganesha making workshop at Madhava Krupa
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Clay Seed Ganesha making workshop at Madhava Krupa

August 29, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru Ganesha Utsava Samiti successfully conducted Clay Seed Ganesha Making Workshop in association with Pollution Control Board of Karnataka at Madhava Krupa premises in city yesterday. Mysuru City Police Commissioner Dr. Chandragupta inaugurated the workshop. Mysore University Vice-Chancellor Prof. G. Hemantha Kumar was the chief guest. Former MUDA Chairman H.V. Rajeev, Swadeshi Jagaran Manch…

Ganesha idol-makers felicitated in city
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Ganesha idol-makers felicitated in city

August 29, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Jeevadhara Blood Bank and KMPK Charitable Trust felicitated the artisans who are engaged in making Ganesha and Gowri idols for four decades at Kumabarageri in Mysuru. Shankaramma Srinivasamurthy, V. Venkatamma, Shantamma, Ningamma, Sharadha and Sharadamma were the idol-makers who were felicitated on the occasion. Speaking after felicitating the idol-makers Jeevadhara Blood Bank Director Girish…

Clay seed Ganesha idol-making: Free workshop tomorrow
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Clay seed Ganesha idol-making: Free workshop tomorrow

August 27, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Devotees of Ganesha, who are also environmentally conscious, face a dilemma: the idols are usually made of Plaster of Paris (PoP) and decorated with non-biodegradable paint. This year, Mysureans have an option that isn’t just environment friendly but also to bring more                            greenery to life. Mysuru Ganesha Utsava Samiti in association with Karnataka State…

Mass immersion of Ganesha idols by Rotary Mysore North on Aug. 31
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Mass immersion of Ganesha idols by Rotary Mysore North on Aug. 31

August 26, 2022

Aims to reduce water pollution and avoid causality near lakes Mysore/Mysuru: Rotary Mysore North has organised mass immersion of Ganesha idols installed at various places across the city on Aug. 31 evening, the day of Ganesha Chaturthi festival. Disclosing this at a press meet held at Pathrakartara Bhavan here on Wednesday, Rotary District 3181 Governor…

Mysuru Ganesha Utsava from Aug. 31 to Sept. 4
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Mysuru Ganesha Utsava from Aug. 31 to Sept. 4

August 23, 2022

Workshop to prepare nature-friendly idols on Aug. 28 Mysore/Mysuru: As part of Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations, the Mysuru Ganesha Utsava Samithi has organised ‘Mysuru Ganesha Utsava’ from Aug. 31 to Sept. 4 at Madhava Krupa premises on JLB Road in Lakshmipuram here. Disclosing this at a press meet held at Madhava Krupa premises here this morning,…

MCC cracks down on PoP Ganesha idol-makers
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MCC cracks down on PoP Ganesha idol-makers

August 19, 2022

Teams conduct surprise checks; seize environmentally harmful idols Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) wants Ganesha idol-makers to refrain from making Plaster of Paris (PoP) idols for the festival and has tightened its noose on the use of PoP. But artisans continue to make big Ganesha idols using PoP and chemical colours unmindful of the…

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