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This year too forest families miss Mysuru Dasara trip
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This year too forest families miss Mysuru Dasara trip

September 14, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Like last year, this year too, families and relatives of mahouts and kavadis will miss their annual Dasara trip to Mysuru. The Forest Department has taken a decision in this regard as bringing the families to Mysuru would be a risky affair though Coronavirus cases are on a rapid decline.  Usually, hundreds of family…

It is ‘Ashtarathri’ this time, not ‘Navarathri’
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It is ‘Ashtarathri’ this time, not ‘Navarathri’

September 14, 2021

Scholars attribute change due to two ‘thithis’ falling on single day Mysore/Mysuru: It is an age-old tradition to celebrate Dasara as ‘Navarathri’ or nine nights where Goddess Sri Chamundeshwari is propitiated with various ceremonial rituals without a single lapse. But this year’s celebrations will not be a ‘Navarathri’ but ‘Ashtarathri’ (eight nights) as two ‘thithis’…

Abhimanyu leads Gajapayana 2021
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Abhimanyu leads Gajapayana 2021

September 13, 2021

Signalling the official countdown to the scaled-down Mysuru Dasara of 2021, eight caparisoned elephants led by Abhimanyu — the Golden Howdah-carrying elephant — embarked on Gajapayana, their journey from the elephant camps to Mysore Palace this morning.

Gajapayana heralds start of Dasara
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Gajapayana heralds start of Dasara

September 13, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Signalling the official countdown to the scaled-down Mysuru Dasara-2021, eight caparisoned elephants led by Abhimanyu — the Golden Howdah-carrying elephant — embarked on Gajapayana, their journey from the elephant camps to Mysore Palace this morning.  They reached the Forest Department’s Aranya Bhavan at Ashokapuram at 2 pm after their weight was recorded on the…

Minister directs officials to complete vaccination by Dasara
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Minister directs officials to complete vaccination by Dasara

September 11, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: With Dasara celebrations just four weeks to go, District Minister S.T. Somashekar said that the District Administration must gear up to vaccinate all citizens of the district for COVID-19, before Dasara.  He was addressing the KDP (Karnataka Development Programme) quarterly progress review meeting of Mysuru ZP here on Wednesday. Asking the officials to ensure…

Eight Jumbos to take part in ‘Nada Habba’
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Eight Jumbos to take part in ‘Nada Habba’

September 9, 2021

Dasara procession limited to Mysore Palace premises this year too Mysore/Mysuru: A total of eight elephants (3 female and 5 male) will be participating in this year’s Dasara celebrations in Mysuru and the grand finale ‘Jumboo Savari’ is limited only inside the Palace premises this year too, following COVID pandemic. The eight elephants which will be…

Gajapayana on Sept.13
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Gajapayana on Sept.13

September 9, 2021

Traditional welcome to jumbos at Mysore Palace on Sept. 16 Dasara inauguration atop Chamundi Hill on Oct. 7 ‘Utsavamurthy’ procession from Hill temple to Palace ‘Jumboo Savari’ procession in Palace premises on Oct. 15 Palace to be illuminated from 7 pm to 9.30 pm during Navarathri  Mysore/Mysuru: With ‘Nada Habba’ Dasara festival, which is to…

Government announces ten-day Dasara holiday for Schools
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Government announces ten-day Dasara holiday for Schools

September 9, 2021

Bengaluru: Days after the Government declared re-opening of Schools, the Education Department on Tuesday announced the schedule of Dasara and summer holidays for the current academic year (2021-22) for Schools in the State.  According to the schedule,  all Schools (Government, aided, unaided and private) will be closed for Dasara for 10 days from Oct.10 to…

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