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Dasara rush: Visitors hit tourist spots, gate collections surge
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Dasara rush: Visitors hit tourist spots, gate collections surge

Mysuru: Every year Dasara is a big holiday season in Mysuru and tourists throng the city especially on the last two days — Ayudha Puja and Vijayadashami when the grand Dasara procession is held. This year, with extended holidays adding to the leisure of the people, the regular tourist hot spots like the Palace, KRS…

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…

Baby showers to Trishikha
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Baby showers to Trishikha

Mysuru: There was a sense of joy and happiness all over the Mysore Palace this morning as the royal family performed ‘Seemantha Shastra’ (baby showers ceremony) on Trishikha Kumari Wadiyar, who is expecting a child. It was a private ceremony where only a few invitees including the members of Mysore Royal Family, Dungarpur Royal Family,…

Seating arrangements at Mysore Palace and Bannimantap Grounds
Dasara 2017, News

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…

Yaduveer performs Saraswathi Puja
Dasara 2017, News

Yaduveer performs Saraswathi Puja

Mysuru: As part of the 407th edition of Dasara, Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar, the titular head of Mysore Royal Family today performed special pujas to Saraswathi, the Goddess of Knowledge inside the Mysore Palace between 9.15 am and 9.45 am. Yaduveer offered puja to books, Veena, musical scriptures, copies of epics like Ramayana, Mahabharata etc….

Jumboo Savari rehearsal held at Mysore Palace
Dasara 2017, News

Jumboo Savari rehearsal held at Mysore Palace

Mysuru: The first rehearsal of the Jumboo Savari inauguration, where the Chief Minister will shower flower petals on the idol of Goddess Chamundeshwari placed inside the Golden Howdah carried by elephant Arjuna, was held at the Mysore Palace this morning. The rehearsal was performed by a team of forest officials and all the 15 elephants…

Wadiyar couple inspire Palace Band
Dasara 2017, News

Wadiyar couple inspire Palace Band

Mysuru: The Wadiyar couple Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar and wife Trishikha Kumari Wadiyar caught the attention of the people as they appeared in the Durbar Hall wanting to watch the Police Band perform. However, due to heavy rain, they had to wait for a long time. Meanwhile, the Palace Band started playing a few tunes…

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