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Mysuru Dasara-2019: Suggestions
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Mysuru Dasara-2019: Suggestions

September 22, 2019

A service that every Mysurean should extend By Ashvini Ranjan  Brace yourself, Dasara is here!  Probably two million visitors will visit the city and on a conservative estimate, a lakh of motor vehicles will enter the city. It is anybody’s guess that the city will choke and the Traffic Police will be at their wits…

We need Dasara & our DC needs a leg-up
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We need Dasara & our DC needs a leg-up

September 21, 2019

Mysureans love Dasara, not just because it’s a celebration but also because it’s a time for rejuvenation. Come Dasara, our administration becomes ‘quick fix Murugan’ to spruce up our city.  And they do this hurriedly and randomly. First, they start patching up roads, creating footpaths, clearing roadside vendors, etc. It seems every year our administration…

Dasara Air Show on Oct. 2
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Dasara Air Show on Oct. 2

September 19, 2019

Minister V. Somanna inspects Torchlight Parade Grounds and Mysore Palace Official invitation to Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa and Pramoda Devi Wadiyar at 6 pm today Golden Throne to be assembled at Durbar Hall of Palace on Sept. 24 Mysuru: Aviation enthusiasts are in for a visual treat this Dasara as a full-fledged Dasara Air Show will…

Howdah Test: Arjuna rehearses with wooden howdah
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Howdah Test: Arjuna rehearses with wooden howdah

September 19, 2019

Mysuru: Mighty Arjuna, the lead elephant for Dasara procession, rehearsed carrying the wooden howdah today.  Arjuna began his test run from the Mysore Palace and walked all the way to the Torchlight Parade Grounds in Bannimantap with ease and elegance.  Arjuna, along with  Kumki elephants Kaveri and Vijaya, was brought near the  residence of royal…

Mysore Palace entry ticket goes online
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Mysore Palace entry ticket goes online

August 31, 2019

Valid for six months; book tickets on www.mysorepalace.gov.in; uniform ticket price for foreigners too Mysuru:  With just 29 days to go for the world famous Dasara celebrations, the Mysore Palace Board is going hi-tech by introducing online tickets to enter the iconic Mysore Palace without any hassles of standing in long queues to purchase entry…

80,000 flower pots ready for Dasara Flower Show
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80,000 flower pots ready for Dasara Flower Show

August 28, 2019

Flower Show from Sept.29 to Oct.13 at Kuppanna Park More than 40 varieties of flowers on display This year the flower show is for 15 days Flower Show in memory of Sri Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Mysuru: In the light of Dasara festival, the Dasara Flower Show will be held for 15-day at Kuppanna Park in Nazarbad…

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…

Royal Reception for Jumbos
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Royal Reception for Jumbos

August 26, 2019

Mysuru: With just a month for the grand Dasara to begin, the first batch of six Dasara elephants were accorded a traditional welcome at the Mysore Palace this morning. Accompanied by the traditional ‘Mangala Vaadya’ and the cultural troupes, the elephants marched the two-kilometre distance from the Aranya Bhavan to the Mysore Palace.  A festive…

Dasara 2019 Budget is Rs. 18.5 crore
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Dasara 2019 Budget is Rs. 18.5 crore

August 25, 2019

District Minister asks officials to do away with monotonous events Mysuru: This year’s Dasara will include new events that will make the annual festivities even more exciting.  “The Naada Habba will be celebrated in a traditional, meaningful and unique manner,” Mysuru District Minister V. Somanna announced after chairing a Dasara Executive Committee meeting at the…

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