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Make Mysuru a vibrant, new tourism destination

October 15, 2020

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Mysuru region is dependant  on tourism as the most important economic activity. Due to the pandemic, the worst hit is the tourism  industry. All other industrial activities are slowly picking up but tourism activity to pick will at least take one or two years, even to come to…

CM Yediyurappa, Dr. Manjunath invited for Mysuru Dasara
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CM Yediyurappa, Dr. Manjunath invited for Mysuru Dasara

October 12, 2020

Bengaluru: Co-operation and District Minister S.T. Somashekar led a delegation of Mysuru District Administration to formally extend an invitation to Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa for Nada Habba Dasara here this morning. The delegation also invited Dr. C.N. Manjunath, Cardiologist and Director, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bengaluru, who will inaugurate Dasara-2020 atop…

Dasara Elephants Webinar Series: Mysore kings have shown their love for elephants by establishing Jayamarthanda Gate, Aane Baagilu
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Dasara Elephants Webinar Series: Mysore kings have shown their love for elephants by establishing Jayamarthanda Gate, Aane Baagilu

October 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: “There is an indestructible relationship between the royal family and elephants since beginning and the royal family has been very respectful to the elephants that have been participating in Dasara festivities. To express their love and concern to the elephants, the erstwhile kings had installed Jayamarthanda Gate (the main entrance gate of Mysore Palace)…

Dasara Elephants Webinar Series: Veterinarian gives insight of Dasara Jumbos
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Dasara Elephants Webinar Series: Veterinarian gives insight of Dasara Jumbos

October 4, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Elephant becomes enraged if you burst crackers or honk horns, opined veterinarian Dr. D.N. Nagaraj, a who looks after Dasara elephants. Speaking on the topic ‘Dasara elephants in Palace’ at the 9th webinar of the series of webinars titled ‘Mysuru Dasara Aanegalu’ organised by Forest Department, in association with Asian Elephant Support (AES), he…

Dasara Jumbos reach Mysore Palace
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Dasara Jumbos reach Mysore Palace

October 2, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With just 15 days left for Dasara, which is being celebrated in a simple manner, a total of five Dasara elephants led by Golden Howdah-bearer Abhimanyu, were accorded a traditional welcome at the Mysore Palace this afternoon. District Minister S.T. Somashekar and a host of dignitaries formally welcomed the Dasara Jumbo team by showering…

Gajapayana begins
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Gajapayana begins

October 1, 2020

Five Dasara elephants accorded warm send off after traditional puja at Veeranahosahalli  Hunsur: ‘Gajapayana’ (marching of elephants) of five elephants which will take part in Dasara-2020 began at Veeranahosahalli on the outskirts of Nagarahole National Park in the taluk this morning. The otherwise fanfare affair with the presence of elected representatives and cultural troupes, this…

Palace decked up to welcome Jumbos
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Palace decked up to welcome Jumbos

September 30, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysore Palace, the centre of attraction this Dasara, was abuzz with activities this morning as  workers were busy installing elephant models and painting images of elephants and the royal emblem Gandaberunda.  The work on installing six metal elephant structures with floral foam bricks placed on them and tempering them with water was going on….

Cleaning of Palace cannons begins
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Cleaning of Palace cannons begins

September 30, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A team of 30 City Armed Reserve (CAR) personnel of the Cannon Unit today began cleaning of seven Palace cannons for Dasara, which is just 17 days away. A 21-round cannon salute will be offered before the commencement of Jumboo Savari on Vijayadashami Day (Oct. 26). The Cannon Unit team is led by CAR…

Royal Arches get new coat of paint
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Royal Arches get new coat of paint

September 29, 2020

With Dasara-2020 fast approaching, painting of the Mysore Palace Entry Arches is going on in full swing. The inauguration will take place atop Chamundi Hill on Oct. 17 and Private Durbar as part of Navarthri celebrations too will begin at the Palace the same day.

Fearless Abhimanyu had made a pair of huge wild elephants retreat: Former Veterinarian
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Fearless Abhimanyu had made a pair of huge wild elephants retreat: Former Veterinarian

September 28, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Retired Forest Department Veterinarian and Deputy Director of Kodagu District Animal Husbandry Department Dr. B.C. Chittiappa, who spoke at ‘Mysuru Dasara Aanegalu,’ a series of webinars organised by the Forest Department, in association with Asian Elephant Support (AES) organisation, recollected his moments with this year’s Golden Howdah elephant Abhimanyu. Speaking at the fifth series…

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