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Lakhs witness Jumboo Savari
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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…

Torchlight Parade enthrals audience
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Torchlight Parade enthrals audience

Mysuru: The torchlight Parade at the sprawling Bannimantap Grounds brought down curtains for the 10-day Dasara festival last night. The dazzling torchlight parade with laser display and spectacular fireworks were a visual delight to thousands of spectators. The event got off to a start after Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R. Vala took salute from the contingents,…

R-Day Parade model just a pipe dream
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R-Day Parade model just a pipe dream

Mysuru: There is hardly any city in the country, which celebrates the ten-day Dasara festival with the same pomp, pageantry, razzmatazz, culture and history all rolled into one like the one in Mysuru. The 407-year-old Dasara celebrations started by Raja Wadiyar in Srirangapatna, has moved from dynasty-ruled festival to Nada Habba or people’s festival. However,…

Dasara elephants to return to camps on Oct. 3
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Dasara elephants to return to camps on Oct. 3

Mysuru: The 15 Dasara Elephants including the cynosure of all eyes Arjuna, the howdah elephant were all in a relaxed mood, this morning, after completing a successful day yesterday, winning the hearts of lakhs of people. The Gajapayana (elephant march) will begin on Oct. 3 after the puja to them at 8 pm and they…

Ayudha Puja Tomorrow, Jumboo Savari Day After
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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…

Unique puja to Dasara elephants at Dargah
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Unique puja to Dasara elephants at Dargah

Mysuru: While it is quite common for priests to offer regular pujas at temple for the famed Jumboo Savari to pass of peacefully and incident-free, here is a tradition of prayers being offered at a Dargah and this particular ritual is being practiced since 80 years. Hours before the annual procession begins, special pujas are…

Seating arrangements at Mysore Palace and Bannimantap Grounds
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Seating arrangements at Mysore Palace and Bannimantap Grounds

Mysuru: With the grand Dasara procession set to take place on Sept.30, Deputy Commissioner (DC) D. Randeep, who is also the Dasara Special Officer, this morning announced the seating arrangements for Dasara gold card, ticket and pass holders at the Palace premises and Torchlight Parade Grounds at Bannimantap on Sept. 30. Addressing a press meet…

HOPCOMS upset for not being involved in Dasara
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HOPCOMS upset for not being involved in Dasara

Mysuru: The District Horticultural Producers’ Co-operative Marketing and Processing Society Ltd. (HOPCOMS), which supplies fresh vegetables to thousands of households, is upset for not being involved in Dasara festivities organised on a large scale by the Government.   In a letter to Mysuru District Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa, Suryakumar, the President of District HOPCOMS has…

Dasara Poets Meet concludes with ‘Vikhyata Kavigoshti’
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Dasara Poets Meet concludes with ‘Vikhyata Kavigoshti’

Mysuru: ‘Vikhyata Kavigoshti’ marked the concluding day of the 4-day Dasara Kavigoshti organised by the Dasara Kavigoshti Sub-Committee at Jaganmohan Palace here yesterday. Kannada University, Hampi, Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mallika Ghanti inaugurated the event by reciting a poem titled ‘Appa-Avva!’ Kannada Development Authority (KDA) Chairman Dr. S.G. Siddharamaiah presided. Renowned lyricist Jayant Kaikini was present. About…

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