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Rumours of Golden Howdah on chariot scoffed
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Rumours of Golden Howdah on chariot scoffed

Mysuru: The Dasara pageant in the city every year is a sight to behold with the caparisoned Ambari elephant carrying the 750-kg golden howdah. This year again Arjuna has been chosen to carry it on Sept. 30, the day of Vijayadashami. However, the animal right activists always feel that the howdah-carrying elephant might be under…

Golden Throne Assembled
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Golden Throne Assembled

Mysuru: The diamond-studded Golden Throne (Suvarna Simhasana) was assembled at the Durbar Hall of Mysore Palace amidst tight security here this morning with just a week left for the 408th edition of Dasara festivities. The process of assembling the iconic throne by a 15-member select team of artisans from Gejjagalli in Mysuru taluk which began…

Palace illumination timings to be extended this Dasara
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Palace illumination timings to be extended this Dasara

Mysuru: It will be an audio-visual treat and a grand show of sound and light for tourists during Dasara cultural programmes at the backdrop of an illuminated Mysore Palace as the Dasara organisers have planned to invite stalwart artistes including Shubha Mudgal, Shobhana, Sudha Chandran, Pt. Rajeev Taranath and Vid. T.M. Krishna to perform from…

Special visitors to Mysore Palace
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Special visitors to Mysore Palace

Mysuru: About 180 differently-abled persons from Puducherry, under the aegis of Differently-abled Development Association at the behest of Department of Social Welfare, visited the Mysore Palace here this morning. They are said to be on a four-day visit to city and arrived  on last Monday. Special arrangements were made to take the special visitors across…

Eight-day Palace Cultural Fete from Sept. 21
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Eight-day Palace Cultural Fete from Sept. 21

Mysuru: The State Government and District Administration are leaving no stone unturned to make this pre-election year, a memorable one for the people of Mysuru and others thronging the city to witness the Dasara celebrations in all its resplendent glory. Chief Minister Siddharamaiah will inaugurate the Dasara Cultural programme on Sept. 21 at Mysore Palace…

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Howdah-elephant Arjuna stretching his leg even as its fore legs are chained before it is taken out for the morning rehearsal ahead of Jumboo Savari. [Pic. by M.T. Yogesh Kumar]

Special teams to control stray cattle, dogs during Jumboo Savari
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Special teams to control stray cattle, dogs during Jumboo Savari

Mysuru: Come Vijayadashami, special teams will be set up to curb the menace of stray dogs and cattle on the procession route from Mysore Palace to Bannimantap Grounds on Sept.30. On that day, elephant Arjuna will carry the 750-kg Golden Howdah. The Jumboo Savari procession will start in the afternoon and lakhs of people participate…

Cannon firing test for Dasara Jumbos tomorrow
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Cannon firing test for Dasara Jumbos tomorrow

Mysuru: With the countdown for this year’s Dasara having already begun, the Forest Department will be conducting the cannon firing test for Dasara elephants at the Mysore Palace tomorrow. The test will be held at the parking space near the Varaha Gate of the Palace. All 15 elephants will undergo the test to get accustomed…

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