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DC requests change in Dasara holidays for Mysuru district
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DC requests change in Dasara holidays for Mysuru district

Mysuru: Dasara Special Officer and Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep has requested the Department of Public Instructions to sanction Dasara holidays in Mysuru from Sept. 21 to Oct. 5. In a letter to the Dept., the DC has said that the State Government has declared Oct. 11 to 25 as Dasara Holidays for the academic year…

Dasara jumbos on a weight-and-watch mission
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Dasara jumbos on a weight-and-watch mission

Mysuru: The first batch of eight Dasara elephants, which arrived in Mysuru on Aug. 12 and were welcomed into Mysore Palace yesterday, underwent weight checking this morning as they would undergo rigorous training for Jumboo Savari from tomorrow. The elephants were brought from the Mysore Palace to Sri Sairam and Co., Electronic Weighing Centre on…

Golden Chariot to touch Mysuru twice this Dasara
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Golden Chariot to touch Mysuru twice this Dasara

Mysuru: The Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) will run luxury train Golden Chariot on two short trips to Mysuru during Dasara celebrations. Popularly called Palace-on- Wheels, the Golden Chariot covers important tourist destinations in Karnataka in the southern circuit. The seven nights, six days tour reaches Mysuru from Bengaluru and the tourists are taken…

Dasara JUMBOS Reach Palace
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Dasara JUMBOS Reach Palace

Mysuru: The first batch of eight Dasara elephants were accorded a warm welcome at the iconic Mysore Palace this noon. A shower of flower petals from the balconies of the Palace, traditional music, Police Band performance and a large number of tourists marked the occasion. The eight elephants that were stationed at Aloka Palace were…

Poet Prof. K.S. Nissar Ahmed to inaugurate Dasara on Sept. 21
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Poet Prof. K.S. Nissar Ahmed to inaugurate Dasara on Sept. 21

Mysuru: Noted Kannada poet of Navya Movement and Padmashree Awardee Kokkare Hosahalli Shekh Haider Nissar Ahmed, popular as Prof. K.S. Nissar Ahmed, will inaugurate this year’s Dasara celebrations atop the Chamundi Hill on Sept. 21. The announcement was made by Mysuru District In-charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa here this morning. Prof. Nissar Ahmed is loved…

Grand Gajapayana
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Grand Gajapayana

Mysuru: There was festive atmosphere in the air as  District in-charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa flagged off Gajapayana, the majestic march of Dasara elephants to participate in the Dasara festivities beginning September 21, this morning at Nagapura Hadi (near Hunsur) in the premises of Girijana Vasathi Shale (Girijina Residential School) by offering flowers to the…

Officials appointed  for Dasara Sub-Committees
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Officials appointed  for Dasara Sub-Committees

Mysuru: The Dasara High Power Committee-2017 has appointed the following officials for various Dasara Sub-Committees. Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep will be the Dasara Special Officer. Reception and Invitation Deputy Special Officer – T. Yogesh (Additional Deputy Commissioner, Mysuru, Mob: 98444 85944), Working President – N. Raju (Additional Commissioner, MCC, Mob: 94490 68570), Secretary – Puttasheshagiri…

Republic Day Parade look to Jumboo Savari this year
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Republic Day Parade look to Jumboo Savari this year

Mysuru: This is the first time that the renowned Jumboo Savari (after it became people’s Dasara) is planned to be held on the lines of Republic Day Parade in Delhi. The old-timers who have witnessed the Jumboo Savari with the Maharaja sitting on the golden howdah atop the caparisoned Ambari elephant still recall vividly the…

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