Tag: Mysuru Dasara 2022

Dasara jumbos head back to jungle camps
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Dasara jumbos head back to jungle camps

October 7, 2022

Srirama throws tantrum for two hours; Abhimanyu gives him a mighty push Mysore/Mysuru: The Dasara elephants, which were the prime attraction in the Vijayadashami procession on Oct. 5 were given a warm and emotional send-off from the Palace premises this morning. They headed to their respective elephant camps and will continue doing the tasks assigned…

Illumination extended till Oct. 10
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Illumination extended till Oct. 10

October 7, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru District Minister S.T. Somashekar said that Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has directed the Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation to extend the city illumination till Oct. 10, considering popular demand and increased tourist flow.  The lighting may be further extended till Oct. 16 and Energy Minister V. Sunil Kumar will speak to the CM and…

15 lakh witnessed Jumboo Savari, claims Minister
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15 lakh witnessed Jumboo Savari, claims Minister

October 7, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Though there are no parameters to assess the number of people who watched the Jumboo Savari on the Vijayadashami Day from the Mysore Palace to Bannimantap, District Minister S.T. Somashekar has claimed that over 15 lakh people were physically present along the route, cheering the grand spectacle. Addressing a press conference-cum-luncheon for media at…

DC thanks officers, public for Dasara success
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DC thanks officers, public for Dasara success

October 7, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Deputy Commissioner Dr. Bagadi Gautham has thanked all the officers and people of Mysuru for the successful conduct of Dasara that was held on a grand scale after two years of subdued celebrations. Speaking to Star of Mysore last evening, the DC said that it was the second Dasara for him as DC. “It…

Yuva Dasara watched online by 21 lakh people in six days
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Yuva Dasara watched online by 21 lakh people in six days

October 7, 2022

Sonu Nigam concert 4.7 lakh; Appu Namana 3.5 lakh; Sunidhi Chauhan 3.5 lakh Vijayadashami procession, Torchlight Parade had 6.5 lakh digital viewership Mysore/Mysuru: The digital medium used by the Mysuru District Administration to publicise and live-stream Dasara events have brought in rich dividends and the 10-day spectacle has reached lakhs of viewers. Despite initial glitches…

Dasara: Kodagu tableau gets first prize, Mysuru 2nd, Chitradurga 3rd
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Dasara: Kodagu tableau gets first prize, Mysuru 2nd, Chitradurga 3rd

October 7, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Kodagu district tableau won the first prize while the tableau of Mysuru district bagged the second prize among the tableaux that took part in Dasara procession held on Wednesday. A total of 48 tableaux, including one from each of the 31 districts of the State, four of Dasara Sub-Committees and 13 of various Government…

Dasara-2022: Old wine in new bottle
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Dasara-2022: Old wine in new bottle

October 7, 2022

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC The Dasara-2022 has come and gone.  62 troupes, 48 tableaux, over 1,500 artistes,  a logistic nightmare. I should congratulate the District Administration for managing this event without a hitch as I am writing this article. Except for the lighting of the roads, the Food Festival, Flower Show and…

Over five lakh people witness Jumboo Savari
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Over five lakh people witness Jumboo Savari

October 6, 2022

Imperial elephant march, fusion of lights, musical performances put rich culture on display Mysore/Mysuru: After low-key Dasara festivities for two successive years, a grand Dasara finale unfolded in the City of Palaces last evening and lakhs of people watched the celebrated Jumboo Savari, marking the end of ‘Nada Habba’ celebrations. The ruling dispensation had decided…

Idol of Goddess brought from Chamundi Hill in a procession
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Idol of Goddess brought from Chamundi Hill in a procession

October 6, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: The practice of bringing the ‘Utsava Murthy’ of Goddess Chamundeshwari from Chamundi Hill to the Mysore Palace in a procession is becoming a new tradition and a permanent feature in the future editions of Mysuru Dasara. It has been accorded a status of Mini Dasara procession and this year, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai inaugurated…

Traditional Ayudha Puja held at Palace
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Traditional Ayudha Puja held at Palace

October 6, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Ayudha Puja was held in a traditional manner in the Mysore Palace premises on Tuesday, with titular head of the erstwhile Mysore Royal family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar performing puja to various weapons, including the Pattada Katti and other equipment. As is the practice, the members of the Royal family performed Ayudha Puja at…

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