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Howdah elephant Arjuna weighs 5,650 kg
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Howdah elephant Arjuna weighs 5,650 kg

Mysuru: The first batch of six Dasara elephants, which arrived in Mysuru on Sept. 2 and were welcomed into Mysore Palace yesterday, underwent weight checking this morning as they have to undergo rigorous training for Jumboo Savari from tomorrow. While five elephants — Arjuna, Varalakshmi, Dhananjaya, Vikrama and Gopi — arrived from Veeranahosahalli Gate of…

Dasara jumbos to be welcomed at Mysore Palace tomorrow evening
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Dasara jumbos to be welcomed at Mysore Palace tomorrow evening

Mysuru:  The first batch of six Dasara elephants which arrived in city on Sept.2 evening and housed at Aranya Bhavan in Ashokapuram here will be accorded a warm welcome to the Mysore Palace at 4.30 pm tomorrow (Sept.5) with traditional puja. While five elephants arrived from Veeranahosahalli Gate of the Nagarahole National Park in Hunsur…

Tale of Arjuna
Dasara 2017, Feature Articles

Tale of Arjuna

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers and M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysuru will be celebrating the 408th edition of Dasara from Sept. 21 to 30 and the main attraction will be the Jumboo Savari on Vijayadashami Day during which the caparisoned elephant Arjuna will majestically walk on the Raja Marga carrying the 750-kg Golden Howdah with the idol…

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Howdah-elephant Arjuna stretching his leg even as its fore legs are chained before it is taken out for the morning rehearsal ahead of Jumboo Savari. [Pic. by M.T. Yogesh Kumar]

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