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Forest Officer hosts lunch for Mahouts, Kavadis
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Forest Officer hosts lunch for Mahouts, Kavadis

October 28, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Chief Conservator of Forests (CCF) of Mysuru Circle T. Heeralal, yesterday, hosted lunch for Mahouts and Kavadis of all five Dasara elephants for fulfilling their responsibilities successfully during Jumboo Savari held on Oct. 26 in Mysore Palace premises. Usually, Mahouts, Kavadis and their family members are taken to Ranganathittu, where lunch would be organised…

Special Dasara lunch for Mahouts
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Special Dasara lunch for Mahouts

October 17, 2020

District Minister S.T. Somashekar had arranged special lunch for the Mahouts and Kavadis of Dasara elephants at Palace this noon. The Minister and District officers served food to jumbo care-takers and also savoured lunch with them.

Mahouts, Kavadis’ families sensitised on Child Marriage Prohibition Act
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Mahouts, Kavadis’ families sensitised on Child Marriage Prohibition Act

September 26, 2019

Mysuru: With increasing complaints of child marriages taking place in Tribal Hamlets (Haadis), the Women and Child Development Department held an awareness programme on Child Marriage Prohibition Act, for women family members of Mahouts and Kavadis of Dasara elephants at the Tent School in the Palace premises here this morning. Addressing the women family members,…

Amateur magician mesmerises children of Mahouts, Kavadis
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Amateur magician mesmerises children of Mahouts, Kavadis

September 23, 2019

Mysuru:  A magic show was arranged for the Tent School children of Mahouts and Kavadis camping in the Mysore Palace premises here recently. Mysuru’s amateur Magician 20-year-old Shakti Shenoy entertained the children with his tricks. The children studying in the Tent School watched the magic show completely awed and also performed a few tricks themselves….

Concrete flooring to tents of Mahouts, Kavadis
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Concrete flooring to tents of Mahouts, Kavadis

September 8, 2019

Mysuru: In a bid to prevent rain water entering the temporary tents of Mahouts and Kavadis at Mysore Palace premises, who have accompanied the Dasara elephants, the authorities constructed a concrete floor at the place were the tents would be erected.  The work has been completed at the place identified for Mahouts and Kavadis, who…

Ayurveda  camp for mahouts
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Ayurveda camp for mahouts

August 27, 2019

Mysuru: Minister Somanna, also inaugurated the AYUSH Camp for mahouts and Kavadis at the Mysore Palace premises. Ayurveda doctors would be conducting health check up of mahouts, kavadis and their family members daily from 9 am to 4.30 pm and from 9 am to 1 pm on government holidays. Dr. P. Raghavendra Acharya of Government…

Free dental check-up held for children of Mahouts and Kavadis
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Free dental check-up held for children of Mahouts and Kavadis

May 24, 2019

Mysuru:  Ani Foundation had organised a free dental check-up for over 50 children of Mahouts and Kavadis at Dubare Elephant Camp recently in association with Indian Wildlife Explorers under the ‘Clean Teeth’ campaign. The programme was inaugurated by retired DGP Jyotiprakash Miriji. The children were checked for dental health and tooth brush and tooth paste…

Mahouts of Zoos undergo capacity-building training workshop in city
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Mahouts of Zoos undergo capacity-building training workshop in city

November 20, 2018

Mysuru: A five-day National-level training workshop on ‘Capacity-Building of Mahouts’  organised by Mysuru Zoo in association with Central Zoo Authority (CZA), New Delhi for Mahouts and Kavadis of 10 Zoos across the country began at Mysuru Zoo yesterday.   The workshop will be held till Nov. 23. The training will be conducted for 59 Mahouts…

‘Pani-puri’ distributed to Mahouts and Kavadis
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‘Pani-puri’ distributed to Mahouts and Kavadis

October 8, 2018

Mysuru,:  ‘Pani-puri’ was distributed free to Mahouts, Kavadis and their family members at Mysore Palace premises here yesterday by Sri Guru Raghavendra Bangarpet Pani-puri Centre,   Siddarthanagar. Earlier to that, ‘Pani-puri’ was also provided to Police personnel involved in the Cannon Firing Drill held near  Gun House yesterday. The centre owner Dinesh said that he was happy…

Life in the woods is bliss
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Life in the woods is bliss

October 7, 2018

Caught between humdrum of city life and forest serenity, mahouts and kavadis yearn to return to the jungles By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Naavu Kaadina Makkalu…Kaade namma jeeva…Kaade namma Prapancha… These are the lines sung by women and children of Mahouts and Kavadis. And as they sing the song, elders nod their head in unison. Roughly…

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