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Eco-friendly Ganesha Festival celebrated
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Eco-friendly Ganesha Festival celebrated

Mysuru: The eco-friendly Ganesha festival pervaded the city yesterday and hundreds following the strict guidelines issued by the District Administration and the Mysuru City Corporation to install Ganeshas made out of clay and not any other material, seems to have worked. After performing day-long pujas in their houses, people along with their families came out…

Green Ganapa
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Green Ganapa

By Team Star of Mysore: V. Shourabh, S.T. Ravikumar, Rajkumar Bhavasar, M.B. Pavan Murthy and M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav It is time for the Lord of Lords — Lord Ganesha — to arrive. The most powerful and the most merciful of all Gods needs some extra care and some extra attention. It is only fair that…

Keep Ganesha short at 4 ft.: MCC
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Keep Ganesha short at 4 ft.: MCC

Mysuru:  Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is taking all steps to make Ganesha festival an environmental-friendly one this year. As a first step, it has announced that Ganesha idols with more than four feet in height and made of paper moulds will be banned in city limits. The idols less than three to four feet in…

Non-Green Ganesha idols: Do we believe in rule of law?
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Non-Green Ganesha idols: Do we believe in rule of law?

Sir, Your photo-news titled, “It’s PoP culture! Hopes of Green Ganesha Sink” (Star of Mysore dated Sept. 2) will sadden not only environmentalists but also those who believe in the rule of law. The Deputy Commissioner had conducted the meeting on this subject two weeks back and urged the citizens not to immerse non-green Ganesha…

Students mould paper Ganesha
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Students mould paper Ganesha

Students of Alpha National School on Manandavadi Road have moulded a 6ft. tall Ganesha idol using old newspapers and home-made glue to create awareness on using eco-friendly Ganesha idols during the ensuing festival. This paper Ganesha is on display at the School premises.

Heavy rush at city markets for Gowri, Ganesha
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Heavy rush at city markets for Gowri, Ganesha

Mysuru: It is the Bhadrapada month of the Hindu calendar for which the Hindus across the world eagerly wait. This is the time when people welcome Goddess Gowri and her son Lord Ganesha to their houses. While Gowri festival is celebrated on the third day of Bhadrapada month (Thrithiya) which falls on Aug. 24 (tomorrow),…

Manufacture, sale of PoP, chemically coloured Ganesha idols banned: DC
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Manufacture, sale of PoP, chemically coloured Ganesha idols banned: DC

Mysuru: The Gowri-Ganesha festival is fast approaching (Aug.24 – 25) and the District Administration is making all efforts to ban the manufacture and sale of Ganesha idols made of Plaster of Paris (PoP) and chemically-coloured idols. Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep, who chaired a meeting here yesterday at his office, warned that stringent action will be…

Ganesha idols: MCC must act
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Ganesha idols: MCC must act

Sir, As Ganesha festival is fast approaching, the city footpaths are dotted with huge idols of Lord Ganesha (of different colours made out of clay and Plaster of Paris). These idols are invariably coated with oil paints and metal paints which are very rich in heavy metals by chemical composition. Idols made out of PoP…

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