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Upset over being slighted, Sannappa decides to leave Arjuna
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Upset over being slighted, Sannappa decides to leave Arjuna

Mysuru: Dasara Jumboo Savari has ended on a grand note but there is a simmering discontent among Mahouts as the Forest Department ignored one eligible Mahout and chose a less-experienced Mahout to steer Arjuna, the Howdah-elephant. And that is why the Department officials did not disclose the name of Arjuna’s Mahout till the last moment,…

A day after Jumboo Savari: Tourists throng city
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A day after Jumboo Savari: Tourists throng city

Mysuru: The city was teeming with tourists today, a day after the Jumboo Savari. Thousands of tourists visited the Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore Palace, Dasara Flower Show this morning and the other destinations including Chamundi Hill and the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) too witnessed large footfalls. Tomorrow being Gandhi Jayanti, a Government holiday, tourists are…

Lakhs witness Jumboo Savari
Dasara 2017, News

Lakhs witness Jumboo Savari

Mysuru: The tenth day of the 407th Dasara Celebration was bathed in a sea of humanity, as the procession that began from the Balarama Gate of the iconic Mysore Palace and reached the Bannimantap Grounds, went off peacefully with even the Rain Gods appeasing. Chief Minister Siddharamaiah and other dignitaries performed puja to the Nandi…

Tableaux add sparkle
Dasara 2017, News

Tableaux add sparkle

Mysuru: Yesterday’s Jumboo Savari was a treat to watch with Arjuna, the Howdah Elephant, carrying the 750-Kg Golden Howdah with the idol of Goddess Chamundeshwari on the Raja Marga from Mysore Palace to Bannimantap Ground. However, adding glitter to the grand procession was the tableaux representing various districts, boards and corporations. This year 40 tableaux…

Ayudha Puja Tomorrow, Jumboo Savari Day After
Dasara 2017, News

Ayudha Puja Tomorrow, Jumboo Savari Day After

Mysuru: Undeterred by a cloudy atmosphere and spiralling process of flowers, banana stalk and ash gourd, people thronged the markets to buy puja materials for Ayudha Puja tomorrow. As the weatherman has predicted rainfall during evenings, people rushed to the markets early this morning to purchase materials for the puja. And the vendors were not…

Seating arrangement for foreigners to witness Jumboo Savari
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Seating arrangement for foreigners to witness Jumboo Savari

Mysuru: Kalpavruksha Trust, Mysuru, has made seating arrangements in front of Government Ayurveda College and Hospital by erecting shamiyana at the Trust’s own cost for foreign guests to view Jumboo Savari on Sept.30. The Trust has also arranged English commentary for the benefit of foreigners besides providing them with free water bottles and biscuits. For…

Jumboo Savari: Don’t climb heritage, old buildings
Dasara 2017, News

Jumboo Savari: Don’t climb heritage, old buildings

Mysuru: Concerned by the dilapidated state of buildings along the Jumboo Savari route, the MCC Commissioner has issued a directive to people not to climb the heritage structures on Sayyaji Rao Road on Sept. 30, the day of Dasara procession. This order applies to both government and private buildings. The order states that at no…

Over 1,600 artistes to take part in Jumboo Savari
Dasara 2017, News

Over 1,600 artistes to take part in Jumboo Savari

Mysuru: Nearly 1,600 artistes representing different folk and cultural troupes are expected to take part in the ‘Jumboo Savari’ procession on Sept. 30. These artistes will be divided into 40 troupes and the district authorities have planned to follow the Republic Day parade (held every year in New Delhi) model to maintain order and discipline…

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