Tag: Mysuru Dasara

Palace readied for ‘Jumboo Savari’
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Palace readied for ‘Jumboo Savari’

September 28, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Upkeep of electric fittings inside the Mysore Palace is going on to keep date with Dasara 2020, which will begin on Oct. 17 and culminate with ‘Jumboo Savari’ on Oct. 26. There are 25 five-lights lampposts, 12 seven-lights lampposts and over 250 OLP lampposts. Iron scaffoldings are being erected to clean lampposts and replace…

Royal chandeliers get sheen ahead of Navarathri at Mysore Palace
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Royal chandeliers get sheen ahead of Navarathri at Mysore Palace

September 24, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With over three weeks left for the inauguration of Dasara-2020, the maintenance of the royal chandeliers inside the Mysore Palace began yesterday. The Palace Board is undertaking the upkeep of the priceless chandeliers that are adorning the ceilings of Public Durbar Hall, Private Durbar Hall and Kalyana Mantap, before the Navarathri festival begins. It…

DC, Police Commissioner inspect Ch.Hill
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DC, Police Commissioner inspect Ch.Hill

September 23, 2020

Only 200 persons to be allowed to witness Dasara opening Mysore/Mysuru: The District Administration is planning to allow only 200 persons for the formal inauguration of Dasara-2020 atop Chamundi Hill on October 17. A team of officials led by Deputy Commissioner B. Sharat, City Police Commissioner Dr. Chandragupta and Deputy Commissioner of Police (Law and…

Dasara: Abhimanyu-led Jumbo team to arrive in Mysuru on Oct. 1
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Dasara: Abhimanyu-led Jumbo team to arrive in Mysuru on Oct. 1

September 22, 2020

After Aranya Bhavan stay on day-1, traditional welcome at Mysore Palace on Oct.2 Mysore/Mysuru: Though the Corona pandemic has taken away the sheen of Mysuru Dasara festivities, it has been decided to carry out the century-old tradition adhering to the Government guidelines. Accordingly, the cynosure of all eyes, elephants selected from various elephant camps to…

It’s official. Simple Dasara
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It’s official. Simple Dasara

September 8, 2020

‘Jumboo Savari’ only in Mysore Palace premises Chief Minister chairs Dasara-2020 High Power Committee Meeting in Bengaluru Only 5 jumbos to take part in festivities Rs. 10 crore grants to be released No Torchlight Parade, Yuva Dasara, Food Mela, Dasara Sports, Dasara Expo & other events Corona Warriors to inaugurate festivities atop Chamundi Hill on…

Chamundeshwari Rathotsava held amidst a sea of devotees
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Chamundeshwari Rathotsava held amidst a sea of devotees

October 13, 2019

Mysuru: Chamundeshwari Rathotsava, the first event atop Chamundi Hill post Vijayadashami, was held this morning in the presence of thousands of devotees who had flocked the hill temple right from early morning to seek the blessings of the presiding deity. Titular head of the Mysore Royal family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar launched the Ratha in…

Jumbo Spectacle
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Jumbo Spectacle

October 9, 2019

Mysuru: Many worlds of one city unveiled at the Jumboo Savari last evening with caparisoned elephants in the lead, marking the culmination of the grand finale of the ten-day Dasara festivities. This is 409th Dasara that was started in the Mysuru region by Raja Wadiyar at Srirangapatna in 1610 and subsequently taken over by democratically…

Golden Howdah tilts as novice Mahout angers Arjuna
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Golden Howdah tilts as novice Mahout angers Arjuna

October 9, 2019

Mysuru: Last evening, while the 750-kg Golden Howdah was being fastened on Arjuna, the Tusker swayed its head vigorously causing the Howdah to tilt to one side. Panicked by this incident, a couple of Mahouts, who were on top of Arjuna, pacified him and Arjuna diligently obeyed the orders.  The Howdah carried the idol of…

A reporter’s Dasara Diary
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A reporter’s Dasara Diary

October 9, 2019

Mysuru: Though Jumboo Savari and Torchlight Parade, the finale combo of Dasara festival, apparently went on peacefully without a glitch, it was not without a couple of sidelights indicating inconvenience to people. Here are a few incidents that captured the attention of Star of Mysore reporters and photographer. Crashing through barricades With crowd becoming unmanageable,…

Karnataka’s ethnicities highlighted in Folk Extravaganza
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Karnataka’s ethnicities highlighted in Folk Extravaganza

October 9, 2019

Mysuru: Jumboo Savari is not only about caparisoned elephants taking part in the procession but it is also an opportunity for the State Government to highlight vibrant Karnataka which is blend of different ethnicities and culture. Folk artistes from various parts of the State, who had descended in Mysuru, gave a glimpse of various folk…

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