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Festival Rush at City Markets
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Festival Rush at City Markets

September 8, 2021

Deputy Commissioner issues guidelines for simple Ganesha festival City Top Cop briefs Police Officers on Ganeshotsava do’s and don’ts Mysore/Mysuru: On the eve of Gowri festival (Sept.9) and Ganesh Chaturthi festival the day after (Sept.10), all Markets in the city witnessed a rush since this morning, with people thronging the marketplaces for purchase of fruits,…

City Top Cop briefs Police Officers on Ganeshotsava
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City Top Cop briefs Police Officers on Ganeshotsava

September 8, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Ahead of Gowri-Ganesha festival, City Police Commissioner Dr. Chandragupta held a meeting of senior Police Officers at his Office here this morning and briefed them on the norms to be followed by Ganeshotsava organisers and members of the public during the festival, in the wake of the COVID crisis. Addressing the Police Officers, Dr….

Flower vendors not for shifting business to J.K. Grounds during festivals
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Flower vendors not for shifting business to J.K. Grounds during festivals

August 24, 2020

President of Tenants Association of Devaraja Market S. Mahadev stated that flower merchants have now decided not to shift their businesses during the next festival season and has urged the District Administration to make proper arrangements in Devaraja Flower Market itself. “I would advise them to deploy Police personnel and health officials at the Devaraja…

Ganesha Fest: Devotees offer special pujas at temples
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Ganesha Fest: Devotees offer special pujas at temples

August 24, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Like every year, this year too Ganesha Festival was celebrated by installing Ganesha idols at houses and public places and also by offering special pujas at Temples across the city on Saturday last. Amidst COVID fear, festival was celebrated in a simple manner by following the COVID guidelines issued by the Government. All these…

‘Ganapati’ creates awareness
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‘Ganapati’ creates awareness

August 24, 2020

On the occasion of Ganesha Festival, Parisara Snehi group Convenor Jeevan, a resident of Siddarthanagar, in a disguise of Lord Ganesha, distributed masks to public at Agrahara Circle and created awareness on wearing masks to contain the spread of pandemic. Picture above shows Lakshmipuram Traffic Police making ‘Ganapati’ wear a mask during the awareness programme.

No giant Ganeshas this year
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No giant Ganeshas this year

August 19, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Every year by now, the main thoroughfares of Mysuru city would have colourful and huge idols of Ganesha and Gowri, some with even varied themes. But this season, the scene is different with COVID-19 taking the sheen off the celebrations. Areas including K.T. Street, Ramakrishnanagar, Agrahara Circle, near 101 Ganapathi Temple, Paduvarahalli, Saraswathipuram, Kuvempunagar,…

Makeshift Flower Market at J.K. Grounds
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Makeshift Flower Market at J.K. Grounds

August 19, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: J.K. Grounds in the heart of the city and located very close to the City Railway Station, was a bee-hive of activity this morning as people from all parts of the city thronged the venue for purchase of flowers and other puja articles for the Gowri-Ganesha festival later this week. In view of the…

Government issues guidelines for Ganesha Festival celebrations
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Government issues guidelines for Ganesha Festival celebrations

August 19, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: As the lockdown in Containment Zones is extended till Aug. 31 and permission not given to conduct social, political, sports, entertainment, education and religious activities and other mass meetings in the State Government’s July 30 order and as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Chief Secretary and Working Committee President of…

COVID-19 restrictions dampen spirits of traditional idol-makers
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COVID-19 restrictions dampen spirits of traditional idol-makers

August 19, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Following the State Government’s guidelines restricting the Ganesha Chaturthi Festival celebrations in order to check the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most affected people are traditional Gowri-Ganesha idol-makers in the region.  In Kumbarageri alone, which is located near Gandhi Chowk in city, there are over 20 families, who have been depending on…

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