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Mounted Police train horses for ‘Jumboo Savari’
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Mounted Police train horses for ‘Jumboo Savari’

September 26, 2020

Will Mayor, City Police Chief, ZP President go on horseback this year? Mysore/Mysuru: Though the State Government has decided to celebrate Dasara from Oct. 17 – 26 in a simple manner this year by limiting the ‘Jumboo Savari’ only to the Mysore Palace premises, owing to Corona pandemic, the personnel of the Mounted Police force…

Abhimanyu team ready for Dasara
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Abhimanyu team ready for Dasara

September 25, 2020

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar  Mysore/Mysuru: The team of five elephants, led by Golden Howdah-bearer 53-year-old Abhimanyu from Mathigodu Elephant Camp, is all set for this year’s simple Dasara celebrations.  The grand Dasara procession (Jumboo Savari), which was the cynosure of all eyes every year, will be limited only to Mysore Palace this year due to…

Will Centre allow 2,000 persons for Jumboo Savari inside Palace?
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Will Centre allow 2,000 persons for Jumboo Savari inside Palace?

September 18, 2020

Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra was scaled down with limited gathering; Bengaluru Karaga Festival restricted to Temple  By Shyam Sundar Vattam Mysore/Mysuru: How many people will be allowed inside the Mysore Palace to witness the annual Dasara procession on Oct. 26? While the State has sought permission for a congregation of 2,000 persons, it will be…

Forest Department begins selection process of Dasara elephants
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Forest Department begins selection process of Dasara elephants

September 10, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Following the decision taken by the State Government to celebrate Dasara in a simple manner without much fanfare this year and limiting the Jumboo Savari only to the Palace premises, the Forest Department has begun the process of selecting the elephants to participate in this year’s Dasara festivities. Usually, the process of selecting elephants…

It’s official. Simple Dasara
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It’s official. Simple Dasara

September 8, 2020

‘Jumboo Savari’ only in Mysore Palace premises Chief Minister chairs Dasara-2020 High Power Committee Meeting in Bengaluru Only 5 jumbos to take part in festivities Rs. 10 crore grants to be released No Torchlight Parade, Yuva Dasara, Food Mela, Dasara Sports, Dasara Expo & other events Corona Warriors to inaugurate festivities atop Chamundi Hill on…

Police nab duo involved in mobile thefts during Jumboo Savari
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Police nab duo involved in mobile thefts during Jumboo Savari

October 26, 2019

Mysuru:  The City Crime Branch (CCB) on Oct. 24 arrested two persons who were allegedly involved in mobile phone thefts. The accused are Tausif Pasha, a resident of Kalyanagiri and Firoz Pasha, a resident of Ghousianagar.  According to the Police, the accused were nabbed near M.A.R Mobile Shop on Akbar Road in Mandi Mohalla while…

Jumbo Spectacle
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Jumbo Spectacle

October 9, 2019

Mysuru: Many worlds of one city unveiled at the Jumboo Savari last evening with caparisoned elephants in the lead, marking the culmination of the grand finale of the ten-day Dasara festivities. This is 409th Dasara that was started in the Mysuru region by Raja Wadiyar at Srirangapatna in 1610 and subsequently taken over by democratically…

Cleaning drive begins after Jamboree
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Cleaning drive begins after Jamboree

October 9, 2019

Mysuru: A day after a successful Jumboo Savari, Pourakarmikas swung into action as early as 7 am today to clear garbage and waste littered on the procession route and the roads of Raja Marga and surrounding areas.  Pourakarmikas were seen clearing fruit juice sachets, plastic, chappals, sugarcane leftovers and other waste at the Chamaraja Wadiyar…

A reporter’s Dasara Diary
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A reporter’s Dasara Diary

October 9, 2019

Mysuru: Though Jumboo Savari and Torchlight Parade, the finale combo of Dasara festival, apparently went on peacefully without a glitch, it was not without a couple of sidelights indicating inconvenience to people. Here are a few incidents that captured the attention of Star of Mysore reporters and photographer. Crashing through barricades With crowd becoming unmanageable,…

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