Mysore Dasara 2012 procession at Mysore Palace

The world famous Mysore Dasara 2012 procession received great coverage even this year. The procession was complete with elephants decorated in grandeur and walking majestically from Mysore Palace to the Bannimantapa. The King of Mysore, His Highness Srikanta Datta Narasimharaja Wadiyar looked majestic dressed up in finery as he got into his silver chariot for the procession. The procession is popularly known as Jumbo Savari in Mysore.Here’s a clip from NDTV that shows the Mysore Dasara procession

Mysore Dasara 2012 procession from Mysore Palace

This year the Government of Karnatka had even arranged the live streaming of Mysore Dasara procession, enabling a lot of people to virtually experience the Dasara festival grandeur. This is how Dasara was celebrated in earlier days. It is heartening to see that the tradition is continued in similar fashion and with equal pride and pomp


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