Due to Covid-19 limits, the jumbo savari. Which is traditionally host from Mysuru Palace to Bannimantap grounds. It is the limit to the palace grounds for the second year in a row. To take the state of Goddess Chamundeshwari. From Chamundi Hills to the Mysuru Palace in an elephant parade. For the first time in the history of the annual 10-day-long. Mysore Dasara festivities in Karnataka (jumbo savari).
The Dasara executive committee decided to do so. According to Mysuru in-charge minister S T Somashekar. To allow more people in the city to see the deity. “Apart from the idol being enhance. The procession route to ornamented and illuminate. To date, the idol is to carry to the palace in a low-key manner before the elephant parade.
However, because of Covid limits, the jumbo savari. Which is normally hosted from Mysuru Palace to Bannimantap grounds. Would be limited to the palace grounds for the second year in a row. The committee also decided that Abhimanyu. A 55-year-old tusker will lead the team of eight elephants. Competing in this year’s jumbo savari. “The elephants will be welcomed with traditional pomp. And circumstance at the palace’s Jayamarthanda Gate. on September 16 to kick off the countdown. To the start of the state festival,” Somashekar added.
The Chamundi Hills Cultural and Religious Festival. The committee has informed the chief minister. That a famous figure to choose to kick off the festivities. The government chose five ‘Corona Warriors’. To inaugurate Dasara last year. And renowned novelist Santeshivara Lingannaiah Bhyrappa. This is to do this year
If the Covid-19 situation in the state and district continues to improve. Will be open to the general public. “While the number of individuals attending. If active cases continue to fall. More people to get permission to watch them.