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City gears up for Gowri-Ganesha festival
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City gears up for Gowri-Ganesha festival

September 1, 2019

Mysuru, Sept. 1 (MTY&DM)- With the city gearing up for tomorrow’s (Sept. 2) Gowri-Ganesha Festival, people have been thronging various markets to purchase Gowri and Ganesha idols, fruits, flowers, puja articles and other items that are a part of the festivities, this morning.  The prices of flowers have shot up with Jasmine (Mallige) selling at…

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…

Celebrating Gowri Habba by giving away Morada Bagina
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Celebrating Gowri Habba by giving away Morada Bagina

August 29, 2019

Bamboo artisans receive a caning, thanks to non-availability of bamboo and dipping sales  By Nandini Srinivasan Whatever be the pace at which the world is changing, cultural beliefs do not seem to have taken a backseat. All the festivals being celebrated with the same fervour as in the past is enough proof to this. “Festivals…

Ganesha in a jiffy
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Ganesha in a jiffy

August 29, 2019

For many artisans of Mysuru, there are two seasons a year: The season of festival and the rest of the year.  Walk down the by-lanes of Mysuru just before Ganesha Chaturthi you get a glimpse of the life of the artisans who have been creating Ganesha idols for years now. As the festival nears, narrow…

Dressing Dolls & Draping Gods
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Dressing Dolls & Draping Gods

August 29, 2019

What started as a hobby 45 years ago, saree-draping took a serious turn for these 4 sisters who have now turned it into ‘doll couture’ By Sreekanth Datta If Ganesha idol-makers are literally burning the midnight oil to meet the deadlines as the Ganesha festival approaches, in a quiet corner of city, a group of…

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…

District Minister brightens mood of flood victims on Gowri Fest
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District Minister brightens mood of flood victims on Gowri Fest

September 15, 2018

Madikeri: The dark clouds that had gathered following the recent floods in Kodagu has still not cleared and it affected even the joyous celebration of Gowri-Ganesha festival. The relief centres where hundreds of people are still sheltered wears a gloomy look. However, Kodagu District in-Charge Minister S.R. Mahesh  rose to the occasion and made their…

Three shops burgled on Gowri-Ganesha Fest
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Three shops burgled on Gowri-Ganesha Fest

September 14, 2018

Mysuru: Burglars had a field day during Gowri-Ganesha festival that was celebrated in city yesterday and the day before. They broke into three shops on Sayyaji Rao Road on the night of Sept. 12 and decamped with cash, clothes and other materials. Interestingly, they also took away the hard disks of computers in which CCTV…

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