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Bangalore news Oct 8 highlights: CM Yediyurappa inaugurates Dasara ‘Jamboo Savari’ in Mysuru

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By: Express Web Desk Written by Darshan Devaiah BP | Bengaluru |
Updated: October 9, 2019 9:26:24 am
CM-Dasara-Jamboo-savari Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa inaugurates the Dasara procession. Express Photo

Bangalore News Highlights:

Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa performed the puja to the Nandi Dhwaja and inaugurates the Dasara procession ‘Jamboo Savari’ by showering flower petals on the idol of goddess Chamundeshwari placed in the Golden Howdah on Tuesday evening in Mysuru

Meanwhile, in view of Dasara festival procession on Tuesday night in North Bengaluru, Bengaluru traffic police have announced that certain traffic diversions from Tuesday evening to Wednesday morning in JC Nagara.

According to RT Nagra traffic police, more than 95 to 125 idol procession starts from Dasara mantapa in PRTC Junction. The procession will move on J.C. Nagar main road and conclude at Shivanna Circle. These diversions will be applicable from 6 pm on Tuesday to 8 am on Wednesday.

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18:10 (IST)08 Oct 2019
WATCH: Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa inaugurates the Dasara procession

WATCH: Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa inaugurates the Dasara procession ‘Jamboo Savari’ by showering flower petals on the idol of goddess Chamundeshwari placed in the Golden Howdah.

17:15 (IST)08 Oct 2019
Bengaluru lawyer turns car into ‘mini garden’ to drive home importance of greenery

In a bid to revive Bengaluru’s ‘garden city’ identity, an advocate has turned the rooftop of his car to a garden. With asparagus and tulsi growing above his purple Tata Nano car, K Suresh zipping around the city has got many thinking. Read

16:35 (IST)08 Oct 2019
Mysuru Dasara: Yediyurappa inaugurates the Dasara procession

Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa inaugurated the Dasara procession by showering flower petals on the idol of goddess Chamundeshwari placed in the Golden Howdah. 

15:49 (IST)08 Oct 2019
Mysuru Dasara: Procession of 39 tableaux representing different districts underway at Mysore palace

Procession of 39 tableaux representing different districts underway at Mysore palace.

14:54 (IST)08 Oct 2019
Mysuru Dasara: BS Yediyurappa performs puja to Nandi Dhwaja

Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa performs puja to Nandi Dhwaja at Kote Anjaneya Swamy temple in Mysuru ahead of Dasara processions.

14:22 (IST)08 Oct 2019
Indian Air Force celebrated its  87th Anniversary in Bengaluru today

The Indian Air Force, the Guardians of the Skies, celebrated its  87th Anniversary in Bengaluru today. The celebrations commenced with Air Marshal TD Joseph, Senior Air Staff Officer, Headquarters Training Command, Placing a wreath at the War Memorial.

13:24 (IST)08 Oct 2019
Scion of Mysuru royal family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar offers prayers to 'Shami' tree

Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar, scion of the erstwhile royal family of Mysuru, performed rituals & offered prayers to 'Shami' tree, at Mysore Palace today on the occasion of Vijaya Dashami. 

12:33 (IST)08 Oct 2019
Elephants, taking part in the parade, during Dasara festival in Mysuru today, have been decorated

Elephants, taking part in the parade, during Dasara festival in Mysuru today, have been decorated.  One of the elephants will carry 750 kg golden howdah or ‘Ambari’ with the golden idol of Goddess Chamundeshwari.

11:55 (IST)08 Oct 2019
Yediyurappa visits Suttur Mutt in Mysuru

Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa visits Suttur Mutt in Mysuru ahead of inaugurating the Mysuru Dasara processions.

11:11 (IST)08 Oct 2019
Bannerghatta zoo to remain open on Vijayadashami

Authorities of the Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) have decided to keep the zoo and safari open on Vijayadashami (Tuesday) to cater to the holiday crowd. The park is usually closed on Tuesday. The authorities released a statement, saying all facilities at the park will be open to the public from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm, keeping in mind the festive holidays and people’s wish to visit the park and understand the conservation programme.

10:47 (IST)08 Oct 2019
40 people detained in raids on two illegal gambling clubs in Bengaluru

The Central Crime Branch (CCB) police conducted raids on two gambling clubs on Monday late night in Jalahalli and Byatrayanpura and arrested 40 gamblers.

According to CCB police, while 59 cases of illegal gambling had been detected in 2018, 40 cases have been found until September this year. A Senior CCB officer said, “according to law, gambling played for money is banned. Meanwhile, in the city, people mostly gamble on credit which leads to a serious personal problem.” The CCB has initiated a crackdown on illegal clubs and discotheques in the last few months across the city.

10:06 (IST)08 Oct 2019
Bangalore LIVE air quality check

The average air quality in Bengaluru is 'moderate'. At 10 am, PM 2.5 (Fine Particulate matter) is at an 'unhealthy' level if you are near BTM Layout. The same is at 'moderate' levels near City railway station, Peenya, Hebbal, Jayanagar and Silk Board.

09:44 (IST)08 Oct 2019
Congress committee blames tie-up with JD(S) for Lok Sabha loss

A fact-finding committee of the Congress in Karnataka, which explored the reasons for the party’s poor showing in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, has blamed the coalition forged with the JD(S) as the main reason.

Advertising The committee, comprising six party leaders, presented its report to state Congress president Dinesh Gundu Rao on October 1. The committee expressed a point of view held by several Congress leaders, including former chief minister Siddaramaiah, who were opposed to the alliance with the JD(S) from the outset. The Congress-JD(S) coalition government collapsed in July, two months after the Lok Sabha polls, with 17 legislators from from both parties defecting to the BJP. Read

09:27 (IST)08 Oct 2019
Mysuru Dasara: CM B.S. Yediyurappa to inaugurate the Dasara procession

The stage is set for the grand finale of the 10-day festivities of Naada habba (state festival) Mysuru Dasara which ends with Vijaya Dashami today. The 409-year-old festival marks the victory of good over evil and involves traditional Dasara procession also known as Jamboo Savari a famous 5-km-long procession of elephant parades, wherein one of them carries Goddess Chamundeshwari.

Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa will perform the puja to the Nandi Dhwaja and inaugurate the Dasara procession by showering flower petals on the idol of goddess Chamundeshwari placed in the Golden Howdah. The procession to begin at 4:20 pm on Tuesday.

Elephant Arjuna with the golden howdah will begin his march between 4.31 p.m. and 4.57 p.m. to bring curtains down on the 10-day Nada Habba.

Jamboo Savari a famous 5-km-long procession of the elephant parade in Mysuru Dasara. File Photo(Source: Govt of Karnataka)

08:56 (IST)08 Oct 2019
Navaratri celebrations in Karnataka: All you need to know

Like any other part of the country, Navaratri is celebrated in Karnataka with as much fervour. It is a time when people invite friends, relatives and neighbours to their homes to catch up and reconnect.

In Karnataka, decorated dolls are placed at homes and people exchange coconuts, clothes and sweets among themselves. Scenes from various stories in the epics and puranas are enacted and many devotees visit the famous Kollur Mookambika temple located in Udupi. Navaratri coincides with the ‘Mysuru Dasara’ which is a legendary spectacle that honours goddess Chamundeswari of Chamundi Hill, or an avatar of goddess Durga, who killed the powerful demon Mahishasura. The palace of Mysuru is decorated with lights and flowers during Dasara where “Jamboo Savari”, a famous procession takes place. It involves elephant parades, wherein one of them carries Goddess Chamundeshwari.

A view of an illuminated Mysore Palace for the upcoming Dussehra festivities. (Source: PTI)

08:38 (IST)08 Oct 2019
Traffic diversions in Bengaluru for Dasara celebrations

Following are the traffic diversions for Dasara celebrations in North Bengaluru. 

1. Sultanpalya – Dinnur Mian Road towards Cantonment Railwy Station Bridge Dinnur Main Road – R.T. Nagar P.S Junction – Left Trun – R.T. Nagar Main Road – Sri. Gundurao House – Right Turn – Bengaluru Bellary Road – Left Turn – (Mekhri Circle underpass) towards City and Mekhri Circle Service road – left turn – Jayamahal Road – Cantonment Railway Station Bridge

2. Cantonment Railway Station towards Kaval Byrasandra, R.T. Nagar and Sultanpalya. Jayamahal Road – Mekhri Circle – Right Turn – Bellary Road – CBI Underpass – Right turn – CBI Road – Right Turn – R.T. Nagar Main Road – R.T. Nagar P.S Junction – Left turn – Dinnur Main Road

3. Yeshwanthpur towards Kaval Byrasandra, R.T. Nagar and Sultanpalya Mekhri Circle – Left turn – Bellary Road – CBI Underpass – Right turn – CBI Road – Right Turn – R.T. Nagar Main Road – R.T. Nagar P.S Junction – Left turn – Dinnur Main Road

4. Bengaluru City towards R.T. Nagar, Kaval Byrasandra, R.T. Nagar & Sultanpalya. Mekhri Circle underpass – Bellary Road – CBI Underpass – Right turn – CBI Road – Right Turn – R.T. Nagar Main Road – R.T. Nagar P.S Junction – Left turn – Dinnur Main Road.



Traffic diversion map by Bangalore traffic police

Meanwhile, after much delay over the proposal to procure electric buses citing high costs, the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has finally given its clearance to induct 300 electric buses.

READ| BMTC gives clearance to induct 300 e-buses

Here are a few contacts that might come handy for you in emergency situations: BBMP Control room: 080-22221188 In case of power disruptions, contact BESCOM: 1912. If the water supply is hit at your area, contact BWSSB: 1916.

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