World Renowned Mysuru Dasara Concludes with Grand ‘Jamboo Savari’


Team Udayavani, Oct 1, 2017, 10:20 AM IST

Mysuru: The curtains came down on the 10-day world renowned Dasara celebrations in Mysuru on Saturday with a spectacular procession of elephants, ‘Jamboo Savari’ marking the grand finale. Lakhs of people witnessed Mysuru Dasara procession, known for its grandeur and regal splendor.

The key attraction was the ‘Jamboo Savari’ (procession of caparisoned elephants)’ of the city’s presiding deity Goddess Chamundeshwari, an avatar of Durga. It was accompanied by other caparisoned pachyderms.

Enthusiastic crowds had lined up along the five km procession route hours before it started from the imposing palace premises and terminated at Bannimantapa. Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah set in motion the Dasara procession offering Puja to Chamundeshwari.

The tableaux in the procession were from various government departments, cultural organizations, associations from across the state accompanied by than 200 artists showcasing rich culture, heritage of Karnataka.

The titular head of Mysuru Royal family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar took out the Vijaya Yatra from Amba Vilas Palace till Bhuvaneshwari Devi temple where he performed special prayers to ‘Shami’ tree. Wadiyar’s aunt Pramoda Devi, who adopted him to continue the lineage of the royal family, and his wife Trishika Devi too attended the celebrations.

Speaking to reporters, Siddaramaiah said this year’s festivities mark the celebration of good rains in the state. “I had instructed the district in charge minister to arrange for a grand Dasara celebration as we received good rains. It is an indicator of good year ahead. Our lakes and ponds are full to the brim,” said Siddaramaiah.

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