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Colourful procession with huge crowds mark mass immersion of Ganesha idols
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Colourful procession with huge crowds mark mass immersion of Ganesha idols

September 9, 2019

Mysuru:  Mysuru Nagara Samoohika Vinayaka Visarjana Mandali had organised mass immersion of Ganesha idols yesterday. More than 100 Ganesha idols installed at various places across the city took part in rituals. A number of organisations including Mayura Yuvakara Balaga, Jai Bhajarangi Yuva Sene, Tibbadevi Yuvakara Sangha, Sri Dwidanta Geleyara Balaga took part in the grand…

Public immerse Ganesha idols  in Mobile Immersion Tanks
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Public immerse Ganesha idols in Mobile Immersion Tanks

September 3, 2019

Mysuru, Sept.3 (MTY&SD)- In a bid to save water bodies from being polluted and to facilitate immersion of Ganesha idols, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), in association with Mysuru City Corporation (MCC), had stationed mobile immersion tanks at various locations in city yesterday. After celebrating Ganesha Chaturthi, the public immersed the idols in the…

Do It Yourself Green Ganesha
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Do It Yourself Green Ganesha

August 30, 2019

By V. Shourabh With the onus of protecting Mother Earth and going green, a lot of awareness has been created among Mysureans and they have now switched to eco-friendly idols that are devoid of Plater of Paris (PoP) and any sort of chemicals.  It is an icing on the cake if it is a Green…

Use eco-friendly clay Ganesha idols: Additional DC
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Use eco-friendly clay Ganesha idols: Additional DC

August 29, 2019

Mysuru:  Additional Deputy Commissioner of Mysuru, B.R. Poornima, has called for use of eco-friendly idols during the ensuing Gowri-Ganesha festival season, as Ganeshas made out of Plaster of Paris (PoP), toxic paints and paper moulds will pollute water bodies once they are immersed after the festival. She also told that the administration has banned manufacturing…

Business of creating Gods
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Business of creating Gods

August 29, 2019

Sometimes, your passion lets you forget all miseries and what matters is the work you love to do. As everyone across the country gears up to celebrate Ganesha Chaturthi on Sept. 2, their creators struggle to even meet their meagre daily expenses. And they pray for a better life, each day…  By Team SOM The…

Ensemble of Ganesha Idols
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Ensemble of Ganesha Idols

October 14, 2018

From key chains to massive idols, miniatures to murals… a nine-faced one to the one sitting on a Swan and in Gowri attire, the elephant-headed God can be seen in over 2,000 forms at these two passionate couples’ abode in city By Nandini Srinivasan Creativity, it is said, consists largely of rearranging what we know…

Mass immersion of Ganesha idols passes off peacefully in city
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Mass immersion of Ganesha idols passes off peacefully in city

September 17, 2018

Mysuru: The 15th annual Ganesha procession and mass immersion of idols installed at various places across the city passed off peacefully without any untoward incident in city on yesterday. The mass immersion was organised under the aegis of Mysuru Nagara Samoohika Vinayaka Visarjana Mandali,  Devaraja Urs Road. Idols in different shapes and avatars, from various…

Immerse idols in Mobile Tanks
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Immerse idols in Mobile Tanks

September 12, 2018

Mysuru: Karnataka State Pollution Control Board has arranged three mobile water tanks for immersion of Ganesha idols on Sept.13 in city. The first tank will be stationed from 4 pm to 5.15 pm near Metagalli Police Station; 5.30 pm to 6.45 pm near K.D. Circle in Vijayanagar 2nd Stage; 7 pm to 8.15 pm at…

Green Ganapa
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Green Ganapa

September 8, 2018

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…

It’s PoP culture! Hopes of Green Ganesha sink
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It’s PoP culture! Hopes of Green Ganesha sink

September 2, 2017

A series of awareness programmes by the District Administration and voluntary organisations on the harmful effects of Ganesha idols made out of Plaster of Paris (PoP) had no impact on the people. The picture shows many Ganesha idols made of PoP floating inside the Virija Canal near Siddalingapura on the Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway.

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