The world-renowned Mysuru Dasara celebrations are ready to make a comeback. The grand festivities had been stalled for the last two years, thanks to the pandemic. The Karanataka government is leaving no stone unturned to make the Jumboo Savari of Mysuru Dasara a grand success. By Karan Kaushik
Jumboo Savari to return in its previous avatar
According to a news report published in Swarajya, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has said that his government will promote the state festival on an in international level. As part of the promotional drive, all government websites, ads, notices, and social media posts will feature the Mysuru Dasara Logo. The state government will also promote the event at the Delhi, Mumbai, and Chennai airports.
Bommai’s government is even working towards promoting the Mysuru Tourism Circuit. The government will roll out an all-inclusive package. Under the package, travellers will be provided with transport, accommodation, and specially-curated travel itineraries. On offer will be a visit to historical sites like Beluru, Halebeedu, and other nearby destinations.
The Jumboo Savari is one of the prime attractions of Mysuru’s Dasara celebrations. The royal elephant parade will be held with great fanfare this year. MUDA (Mysore Urban Development Authority) will give a grant of INR 10 Crore for the festivities. The state government also aims to rope in CSR funds. Moreover, Dasara celebrations will be held at Shrirangapattana and Chamarajanagara.
The Dasara festivities will be organised in Mysuru from September 26, 2022, and will continue till Vijaya Dashami on October 5.
Here are some Jumboo Savari pictures from previous Mysuru Dasara celebrations. Take a look and get inspired to book your tickets to Mysuru for September-October.
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