Tag: Mysuru Dasara 2021

Final rehearsal of Jumboo Savari held
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Final rehearsal of Jumboo Savari held

October 13, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: With Jumboo Savari just two days away, the third and final round of rehearsal of the grand event was held inside the Mysore Palace this morning. The Dasara procession, just like last year, is restricted to Palace premises in the wake of COVID pandemic. City Police Commissioner Dr. Chandragupta and DCF Dr. V. Karikalan…

This florist decorating Golden Howdah for 23 years
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This florist decorating Golden Howdah for 23 years

October 13, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The flower decoration to Golden Howdah will be complete by tomorrow evening. Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning, flower decorator N. Manjunath of Gayathri Flower Stall in Devaraja Market said that this was the 23rd year he was decorating the Golden Howdah. Pointing out that Mysuru Mallige, which all these years were sourced…

Two roads lit up for midnight photo shoot
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Two roads lit up for midnight photo shoot

October 13, 2021

Documentary-cum-drone shoot had special permission from Energy Minister Mysore/Mysuru: At a time when the resplendent illumination of Mysuru is switched off at 10 pm daily, serial lights fully glowed on Sayyaji Rao Road and D. Devaraj Urs Road in the wee hours of today (between 1 am and 2 am) and a drone shooting was…

Extend illumination by 10 days, demand city businessmen
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Extend illumination by 10 days, demand city businessmen

October 12, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The Federation of Organisations and Associations of Mysuru has urged the Government to extend the Dasara illumination of Mysuru city by another 10 days instead of ending it on Oct. 15, soon after the conclusion of Vijayadashami procession inside the Palace. The office-bearers of the Federation stated that this time, the CESC has done…

Saraswathi Puja at Palace
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Saraswathi Puja at Palace

October 12, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: As part of Navarathri, Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar performed special pujas to Goddess Saraswathi at Mysore Palace this morning amidst chanting of vedic hymns by Palace Priests. According to scholars, the beginning of ‘Saraswathi Puja’ at the time of Navarathri is known as Saraswathi Avahan. The literal meaning of Avahan is the invocation of…

Police Band captivates audience at Dasara cultural event
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Police Band captivates audience at Dasara cultural event

October 12, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The dazzling display by Police Band captivated the audience at the Dasara cultural programme held inside the Palace premises yesterday. The cultural event on Monday evening, mesmerised the music lovers, who braved the long drizzle to hear the Police Band play Karnatak Music fusioned with western music. The event, which was also broadcast live…

Rain, rain go away… Let the city shine again
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Rain, rain go away… Let the city shine again

October 12, 2021

Of late people of Mysuru and tourists wait with bated breath to see the tastefully illuminated city. But incessant and unrelenting rain has proved to be a killjoy. For the lights to glow again after rain, men have to get onto the streets with ladders, wires and equipment to restore the bulbs that have been…

Heavy downpour results in sparks from poles
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Heavy downpour results in sparks from poles

October 11, 2021

Illumination switched off as a precaution; People head home disappointed Mysore/Mysuru: Rave reviews are being written about the illumination in Mysuru in both online and offline media and last evening, more than usual crowds poured onto the roads to see the lights. However, heavy rains dampened the spirits as the illumination was switched off as…

Unrelenting rain hits life
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Unrelenting rain hits life

October 11, 2021

Trees uprooted, houses flooded; rains expected for a few more days Mysore/Mysuru: Heavy rains that lashed across the city yesterday not only disrupted normal life but also dampened the festive spirit causing disappointment to hundreds of tourists who had come to the city to view Dasara illumination. Rain began at about 3 pm and it…

Dawn-to-Dusk Cultural Melange
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Dawn-to-Dusk Cultural Melange

October 11, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The dawn-to-dusk cultural programmes at Mysore Palace premises in city on Sunday was a treat to watch for thousands of music lovers, who visited the Palace right from morning till night, braving the sun in the morning followed by rains in the afternoon and evening. The cultural extravaganza began as early as 6 am…

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