Mysuru royal family gears up for Dasara celebrations
With an exactly a month away for Dasara to begin, the royal family of Mysuru geared up with preparations for their private traditional celebrations of Dasara which will be held within Mysuru Palace.
As part of preparations, the more than 800-year old historical gem studded golden throne weighing 280kg was shifted from the strong room of Mysuru Palace board.
It was assembled and kept at the Darbar hall of Mysuru Palace on Friday, for the private darbar which will be held symbolically as part of royal family's traditions during their private Dasara celebrations. Golden throne was dismantled after Dasara last year and kept in the strong room of Mysuru Palace Board.
It was removed from the strong room amidst tight security in the presence of Rajamatha Pramoda Devi Wadiyar, Palace board deputy director T S Subramanya, Palace security force and ACP H M Chandrashekar.
And it was later assembled at the Darbar hall of Mysuru Palace.Ganapathi 'homa' and Chamundeswari 'pooja' were performed.