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Sankranti Special: Kichchuhaisuvudu
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Sankranti Special: Kichchuhaisuvudu

January 16, 2022

Makara Sankranti was celebrated yesterday which marked the shift of the Sun into ever-lengthening days. At Siddalingapura, the festival was celebrated through the age-old tradition of ‘kichchuhaisuvudu’ (jumping over the fire) carried out near Eshwara Temple on the Highway. As part of the ritual, caparisoned cattle and sheep are made to jump over the fire…

Sankranti festival tomorrow: No market rush
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Sankranti festival tomorrow: No market rush

January 14, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Makara Sankranti, the first major festival of the new year, has brought disappointment for traders and vendors as they are seeing poor business with just a day to go for the festival (Jan.15). The COVID restrictions have also dampened the spirits of the people in celebrating the festival with pomp and gaiety. Makara Sankranti…

Sankranti of lamps and fire rituals…
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Sankranti of lamps and fire rituals…

January 16, 2019

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangapatna, the Adhi Ranga of Triranga Darshanam, which has a great significance among Vaishnavas in South India, glowing with lakhs of earthen lamps lit to mark the 29th Annual Makara Sankranti Laksha Deepotsava last night. Decorated cattle and sheep being made to jump over the fire set to a small hay…

Vegetable prices soar ahead of Sankranti
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Vegetable prices soar ahead of Sankranti

January 11, 2019

Drumsticks cost Rs. 60 per kg (last week Rs. 40), tomato – Rs. 60 (Rs. 20), ginger – Rs. 100 (Rs. 60), ladies finger – Rs. 40 (Rs. 30), brinjal – Rs. 30 (Rs. 40), seeme badane – Rs. 30 (Rs. 20), carrot – Rs. 50 (Rs. 40), potato – Rs. 25 (Rs. 20), garlic…

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