Tag: Golden Howdah

Golden Howdah tilts as novice Mahout angers Arjuna
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Golden Howdah tilts as novice Mahout angers Arjuna

October 9, 2019

Mysuru: Last evening, while the 750-kg Golden Howdah was being fastened on Arjuna, the Tusker swayed its head vigorously causing the Howdah to tilt to one side. Panicked by this incident, a couple of Mahouts, who were on top of Arjuna, pacified him and Arjuna diligently obeyed the orders.  The Howdah carried the idol of…

Police officers stop Arjuna for selfies !
Mysore Dasara 2018, News

Police officers stop Arjuna for selfies !

October 21, 2018

Mysuru:  A video of Police officers and team, some of them dressed in white shirt and dhoti, stopping Golden Howdah-carrying elephant Arjuna for selfies during the historic Jumboo Savari procession has drawn flak from people. City-based advocate P.J. Raghavendra, who captured the video that shows Police officers literally standing in front of Arjuna and posing…

Who will sit on Arjuna ?
Dasara 2017, News

Who will sit on Arjuna ?

September 25, 2017

Mysuru: Just six days to go for the Vijayadashami procession, the Forest Department and the District Administration are yet to decide on who will sit on Arjuna as he carries the 750-kg Golden Howdah. The authorities have two names – Sannappa and Vinu – and a decision has to be taken on who will do…

Rumours of Golden Howdah on chariot scoffed
Dasara 2017, News

Rumours of Golden Howdah on chariot scoffed

September 17, 2017

Mysuru: The Dasara pageant in the city every year is a sight to behold with the caparisoned Ambari elephant carrying the 750-kg golden howdah. This year again Arjuna has been chosen to carry it on Sept. 30, the day of Vijayadashami. However, the animal right activists always feel that the howdah-carrying elephant might be under…

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