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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,…

Karnataka’s ethnicities highlighted in Folk Extravaganza
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Karnataka’s ethnicities highlighted in Folk Extravaganza

October 9, 2019

Mysuru: Jumboo Savari is not only about caparisoned elephants taking part in the procession but it is also an opportunity for the State Government to highlight vibrant Karnataka which is blend of different ethnicities and culture. Folk artistes from various parts of the State, who had descended in Mysuru, gave a glimpse of various folk…

Final rehearsal for Jumboo Savari held
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Final rehearsal for Jumboo Savari held

October 6, 2019

Mysuru:  With just two days left for the grand Dasara procession, the final rehearsal of Jumboo Savari was held successfully at Mysore Palace with Arjuna and other elephants passing the cannon test with ease. In the rehearsal held this morning, Police Commissioner K.T. Balakrishna showered flowers to Howdah elephant Arjuna in the presence of DCP…

‘Jumboo Savari’ to feature 39 attractive tableaux
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‘Jumboo Savari’ to feature 39 attractive tableaux

October 6, 2019

Mysuru tableau to highlight JC Wadiyar birth centenary Mysuru:  This year, Jumboo Savari to be held on Oct. 8, will feature a total of 39 tableaux said Dasara Tableaux Sub-Committee President S. Murali.  He said that tableaux belonging to all 31 districts in the State will take part in the Dasara procession portraying their respective…

Jumboo Savari: Free passes distributed to foreign tourists
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Jumboo Savari: Free passes distributed to foreign tourists

October 3, 2019

Mysuru: Kalpavriksha Trust has made arrangements for foreign tourists to view Dasara procession in front of Government Ayurveda Hospital on Sayyaji Rao Road, on Oct.8. Free water and biscuits are distributed to foreign tourists. Dr. Mahadev, English professor, will give running commentary of the procession. Recently, Dr. Latha Rajashekar distributed free passes  to more than…

Two more nail-picking instruments to ensure safety of Dasara jumbos
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Two more nail-picking instruments to ensure safety of Dasara jumbos

September 30, 2019

Mysuru: Two sharp nails pierced into the left foreleg of Jumbo Cauvery on Sept. 22 during the elephant team’s routine five-kilometre rehearsal from Mysore Palace to Bannimantap. The incident happened right in front of Balarama Gate of the Mysore Palace and soon after the incident went viral, it sparked outrage from animal lovers and those…

BSY invites Pramoda Devi for Jumboo Savari
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BSY invites Pramoda Devi for Jumboo Savari

September 30, 2019

Mysuru:  Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa (BSY) on Sunday visited Amba Vilas Palace and exchanged pleasantries with Pramoda Devi Wadiyar on the occasion of Dasara. The CM invited the Royal family members for Jumboo Savari (Dasara procession) to take place on Oct.8. Later speaking to press persons, Yediyurappa recalled the contribution of the erstwhile Mysore rulers…

Pregnant ‘Varalakshmi’ not to take part in Jumboo Savari
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Pregnant ‘Varalakshmi’ not to take part in Jumboo Savari

September 15, 2019

To be fed with nutritious food for another week before sending to forest camp Mysuru:  After the Dasara elephant ‘Eshwara’ episode, the Forest Department is now grappling with a new problem as it has found that another Dasara elephant ‘Varalakshmi’ which is being trained to participate in Jumboo Savari, is now in pregnancy stage. Hence,…

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