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Dasara elephants back to jungle camps
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Dasara elephants back to jungle camps

Mysuru:  After a 46-day strenuous routine of rehearsals and the final Jamboo Savari, Dasara elephants, their mahouts and kavadis moved back to their respective elephant camps this morning with a promise that they would return next year. Their journey back into the woods began at around 12 noon and the team was escorted by Forest…

Over 35 lakh people witness Dasara festivities
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Over 35 lakh people witness Dasara festivities

Mysuru:  Even as the world famous Mysuru Dasara festival concluded with Vijayadashami procession on Friday, it is estimated that over 35 lakh people took part in the 10-day celebrations. Speaking to SOM on the success of Dasara, District Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD), who played a keyrole in ensuring success, said that Dasara passed off peacefully…

Over 25 lakh witness 10-day Dasara festivities: CM moots year-long events to promote Mysuru Tourism
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Over 25 lakh witness 10-day Dasara festivities: CM moots year-long events to promote Mysuru Tourism

Mysuru: Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK) said that the State Government is working on a plan to organise cultural events throughout the year in Mysuru to attract tourists. Addressing a press conference here yesterday, he said that lakhs of people thronged the city during Dasara and cultural events and the food mela attracted the people….

Razzmatazz of Colour, pageantry mark 409th Dasara
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Razzmatazz of Colour, pageantry mark 409th Dasara

Mysuru:  It was a rare feast as the magnificent cultural extravaganza unfolded at the Mysore Palace here yesterday signalling the culmination of the 10-day Dasara festivities, known for its grandeur and impressive ‘Jumboo Savari’ with elephant ‘Arjuna’ carrying 750-kg Golden Howdah (Ambari) marching majestically to Bannimantap, about 4.5 kms, where Torch Light Parade was held…

Jamboree passes off peacefully amidst tight Police security
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Jamboree passes off peacefully amidst tight Police security

Mysuru: The jamboree with caparisoned elephants, cultural  troupes and tableaux passed off peacefully without any untoward incident yesterday. City Police Commissioner Dr. A. S. Rao under the guidance of Home Minister Dr. G. Parameshwara had made elaborate security arrangements for peaceful procession from Mysore Palace till Bannimantap Grounds. The Department had deployed more than 5,500…

Cleaning the Mess after the Show
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Cleaning the Mess after the Show

Mysuru: Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Pourakarmikas swung into action from last night itself to clean the muck, garbage and the things lying around all along the four-kilometre Dasara procession route on Sayyaji Rao Road, after the successful completion of the spectacular 409th Dasara celebrations yesterday. Nearly 30 to 40 pourakarmikas who have been specially deputed…

3D-lighting at KRS from today
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3D-lighting at KRS from today

Mysuru:  The Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam will come alive with 3D projection mapping and other special lighting arrangements for 9 days from this evening. The Mandya District Administration and Cauvery Neeravari Nigam Limited (CNNL) have made this arrangement till Oct. 24, to attract tourists as lakhs of them flock the historic Nada Habba Dasara…

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