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Flower Market shifted
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Flower Market shifted

October 21, 2020

COVID threat: Devaraja Flower Market to be shifted to J.K. Grounds from Oct. 23 to 25  Mysore/Mysuru: Anticipating heavy rush of visitors during the festive season, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Commissioner has ordered temporary closure of retail and wholesale flower market at Devaraja Market in city from Oct. 23 to 25. MCC Commissioner Gurudatta…

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…

Destroyed flowers pile up at JK Grounds
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Destroyed flowers pile up at JK Grounds

August 2, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Flower vendors, who suffered losses due to Friday’s heavy downpour in the city, have urged the MCC authorities to make proper arrangements before ordering them to shift Devaraja flower market to J.K. Grounds. As a crowd-control measure for Varamahalakshmi festival, the MCC had ordered temporary shifting of Devaraja Flower Market to the more spacious J.K….

J.K. Grounds turns into Flower Market
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J.K. Grounds turns into Flower Market

July 29, 2020

Temporary set up till Varamahalakshmi festival Mysore/Mysuru: With the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) ordering temporary shifting of Devaraja Market flower vendors, anticipating heavy rush at the market with the start of the festival season, the J.K. Grounds today was a beehive of activity as the shifted flower vendors readily starting their business from early morning…

Govindas celebrate Dahi Handi with gusto
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Govindas celebrate Dahi Handi with gusto

August 26, 2019

Mysuru: Any ‘Krishna Janmashtami’ celebration is incomplete without fun of Dahi Handi in India. Krishna Janmashtami celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna.  For the first time in Mysuru, several ‘Govindas’ celebrated Dahi Handi last afternoon at J.K. Grounds in city. The event was organised by Sri Krishna Janmashtami Celebration Committee. Dahi Handi is a famous…

Krishna Janmashtami at J.K. Grounds on Aug. 25
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Krishna Janmashtami at J.K. Grounds on Aug. 25

July 30, 2019

Mysuru: ‘Dahi Handi’ competition as part of Krishna Janmashtami celebrations will be held on Aug.25 at J.K. Grounds here, said former MLA Maruthi Rao Pawar. He was addressing a press meet organised by Sri Krishnajnmashtami Utsav Samithi at Pathrakartara Bhavan here on July 27 and said that Lord Krishna’s famous Makhan Chor Leela ‘Dahi Handi’…

District Minister to hold Janata Darshan in city on July 4
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District Minister to hold Janata Darshan in city on July 4

July 2, 2019

Mysuru: District Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD) will hold a Janata Darshan at J.K. Grounds in city on July 4. Announcing this at a meeting  at the City Corporation Office here yesterday, Devegowda said that the MCC officials must come prepared for the Janata Darshan and give spot solutions. Explaining the objective of holding Janata Darshan,…

State-level Milking Contest
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State-level Milking Contest

February 7, 2019

Mysuru: The three day State-level Milking Contest, organised jointly by Mysuru Nagara Gopalakara Sangha and Department of Animal Husbandry in memory of late actors Thoogudeepa Srinivas and Ambarish, will be held from Feb.8 to 10 at J.K. Grounds in city. Speaking to media persons at a press conference held in city yesterday, Sangha President D….

Cleanliness campaign: Medicos, MCC staff, shopkeepers join hands
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Cleanliness campaign: Medicos, MCC staff, shopkeepers join hands

February 3, 2019

Mysuru: Nearly 25 students of Mysore Medical College and Research Institute (MMC&RI) and staff of Mysuru City Corporation were involved in cleaning the J.K. Grounds yesterday, which was full of debris and weeds. This cleaning operation was taken up to keep the area clean even after the completion of the Swachh Survekshan 2019 that was…

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