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Mahouts, kavadis pampered with Panchakarma treatment
Feature Articles, Mysore Dasara 2018

Mahouts, kavadis pampered with Panchakarma treatment

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Basically from forests, mahouts and kavadis believe in medicines that have been extracted from roots, tree barks, leaves and even tubers. And to cater to this particular requirement, the Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy, abbreviated as AYUSH, has established an exclusive Panchakarma unit inside the Mysore…

Forest personnel sensitised on plight of mahouts
Mysore Dasara 2018, News

Forest personnel sensitised on plight of mahouts

Mysuru: A two-day workshop was organised in city recently to build a rapport between mahouts and Forest Department personnel. More than 40 mahouts from across the State participated in the workshop that sensitised the officials regarding the plight of mahouts. The event was also a platform for mahouts to air their grievances. The workshop was…

Dasara jumbos head back to jungle camps
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Dasara jumbos head back to jungle camps

Mysuru: Dasara elephants that were the cynosure of all eyes since a month, moved back to their respective camps this morning with a promise that they would return next year. They began their journey along with Mahouts, Kavadis and their families at around 11.30 am and were escorted by Forest Department vehicles till the city…

Daily essentials distributed to Mahouts and Kavadis
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Daily essentials distributed to Mahouts and Kavadis

Mysuru:  DCF V. Yedukondalu yesterday distributed kits containing daily essentials such as soaps, buckets etc., to Mahouts and Kavadis of Dasara elephants camping in the Palace premises. The articles were donated by Davanagere-based Maharaja company. Veterinarian Dr. D.N. Nagaraj, RFO Ananya Kumar, DRFO Anthony Swamy, Elephant-shed contractor Tafazulla Ahmed, Yasir Ahmed and others were present…

Cinema time for jailbirds & tribals
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Cinema time for jailbirds & tribals

Mysuru: The Mysuru District Film Festival (MyDFF) organised as part of Dasara is drawing good crowds to the theatres, as this is the first time that the selected films are being screened in two multiplex theatres — DRC and Inox. Dasara Film Festival Sub-Committee Special Officer and Additional Deputy Commissioner T. Yogesh said that the…

Mahouts’ kids get costumes for Dasara dance contest
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Mahouts’ kids get costumes for Dasara dance contest

Mysuru: The students of the Tent School who are participating in the dance programme at Children’s Dasara on Sept. 22, were in for a pleasant surprise when they were distributed costumes, yesterday at the Palace premises here. The members of the Inner Wheel Club of Mysore Midtown, after reading a news item in  Star of…

Nutritious food distributed to Mahouts, Kavadis’ kids
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Nutritious food distributed to Mahouts, Kavadis’ kids

Mysuru: The Women and Child Welfare Department on Friday distributed varieties of nutritious food to the children of Mahouts and Kavadis, who have accompanied the Dasara elephants. The children are aged between six months and three years. It may be recalled that a Tent School has also been set up for the children apart from…

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