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

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

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

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

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.

Mass immersion of Ganesha idols in city
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Mass immersion of Ganesha idols in city

Mysuru: The mass immersion of Ganesha idols, installed at various places across the city, was held under the aegis of Mysuru Nagara Samoohika Vinayaka Visarjana Mandali here yesterday. The idols were taken for immersion in more than 50 decorated vehicles from Veeraganapati Temple in Veeranagere. The vehicles, accompanied by a host of folk troupes including…

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.

Join to Help Trust to distribute 1,024 seed-ball Ganesha idols
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Join to Help Trust to distribute 1,024 seed-ball Ganesha idols

Mysuru: In its efforts to promote an environmental-friendly Ganesha Festival and afforestation, city’s Join to Help Charitable Trust is distributing 1,024 free eco-friendly Ganesha idols that have been embedded with a seed-ball each. The idea is that once the idols are immersed, the seed ball germinates and grows into a tree. Free Ganesha idols were…

16 check-posts to keep vigil on entry of PoP Ganesha idols
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16 check-posts to keep vigil on entry of PoP Ganesha idols

Mysuru: The District Administration will set up 16 check-posts at various parts of the city to prevent Plaster of Paris (PoP) Ganesha idols being brought into the city, said Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep yesterday. He was speaking after releasing banners brought out by the District Administration to create awareness on the ill-effects of using PoP…

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