Dasara celebrations come to an end with Jamboo Savari procession.

Dasara celebrations come to an end with Jamboo Savari procession.
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The 10 day Dasara festivities that began on the 10th of October, atop of Chamundi Hills came to an end with the magnificent world famous Jamboo Savari procession

The 10-day Dasara festivities that began on the 10th of October, atop of Chamundi Hills came to an end with the magnificent world famous Jamboo Savari procession.

The festival symbolises the victory of good over evil. Lakhs of tourists from across the world took part in the carnival.

Nearly 42 tableaux from different parts of the country's states and 53 cultural troupes, consisting of 3,000 folk artistes, put a showy by performing the art and culture of Karnataka, glittering the attraction of the procession.

H D Kumaraswamy the chief minister of the state offered his prayers to Nandi Dhwaja to keep the ball rolling for the visual spectacle.

Elephant Balarama, who has carried the golden howdah in earlier years, performed the task of Nishan elephant.

This was followed by the procession of caparisoned elephants, which left the crowd amused. Around 5,000 police were deployed to beef up security.

John Holland from Australia, says, “It was moment of a lifetime. Nowhere else in the world have I seen elephants walking on the streets, with dancing troupes accompanying them.”

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