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Karnataka: Dasara Celebrations Begin; COVID Warriors Felicitated

Karnataka's most celebrated festival, "Dasara" was inaugurated on October 17 by Dr Manjunath, who was selected in honour of the service of COVID warriors. The government has decided to keep the celebrations low-key this year and hence the festival began by CM Yediyurappa and Dr Manjunath offering flowers to goddess "Chamundi". COVID warriors were felicitated at the event and the rituals throughout the ten-day festival will… read-more

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 - 01:50 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Karnataka, Mysuru Dasara, mysore, BS Yediyurappa, Dr CN Manjunath, Covid-19

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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Mysuru Dasara: Elephants to Undergo COVID Tests

On September 11, Mysuru Forest Department announced that elephants will undergo COVID tests before the Dasara festival. About Five elephants are chosen for the Dasara celebrations and Veterinarian Dr Nagaraju stated that their swab testing process would be similar to that of humans. However, officials ​​​​​​​​​​​​​stated that the testing will be conducted only if required. Mysuru Dasara celebrations will commence on… read-more

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 - 07:55 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Mysuru Dasara, Elephants, celebrations, Covid-19 Test

Courtesy: Deccan Herald