Vijayadashami rituals at Palace tomorrow

Vijayadashami rituals at Palace tomorrow

October 21, 2018

It was postponed following the death of royal family members

Mysuru: The Mysuru Royal family will hold rituals associated with Private Dasara celebrations at the Mysore Place tomorrow (Oct.22).

The celebrations were put off following the death of Puttarathnammanni, mother of Pramoda Devi Wadiyar, on Friday early morning. Promoda Devi’s sister-in-law Vishalakshi Devi too passed away later on Friday evening. According to sources mourning usually lasts for three days and it was planned to conduct the rituals on Monday as Puttarathammanni’s funeral was conducted on Friday.

All rituals and ‘Vajramushti Kalaga’ that were to be performed on Friday were cancelled and postponed following the death of Puttarathnammanni.

Speaking to SOM on Saturday, Pramoda Devi Wadiyar said that the rituals associated with Private Dasara had to be postponed following the death of her mother Puttarathnammanni on Friday. Now the rituals, Vajramushti Kalaga, Shami Puja and Vijaya Yatre will be performed on Monday (Oct.22) as per the advice of Rajapurohits and other Gurus, she said.

Palace closed for half-day tomorrow: Due to the rituals at the Palace tomorrow, the Palace will be closed for public and tourists from 10 am to 1.30 pm tomorrow (Oct.22), according to Palace Board Deputy Director T.S. Subramanya.



Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.


Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]