Mysore Gajapayana Begins

2020-10-01 - Hunsur, India.

At around 11 am, the DC offered flowers to five elephants — Howdah carrying elephant Abhimanyu, Vikram, Gopi, Vijaya and Kaveri. The one and only batch of five caparisoned elephants led by Abhimanyu started their journey from the jungle camps to the Mysore Palace.

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Pregnant elephant shot dead in Nagarahole

2011-11-27 - Hunsur, India.

A 25-year-old elephant was found dead with a bullet injury on its back near the Nagapura Tribal Rehabilitation Centre’s VI block on the fringes of Nagarahole National Park on Saturday. The pachyderm was pregnant. This is the 75th jumbo death in the Hunsur sub-division in the last one-and-half-year, according to Doddahejjur Gram Panchayat former

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2008-08-18 - Hunsur, India.

Preparations for this year's Dasara festivities were set into motion today when District in-charge Minister Shobha Karandlaje flagged off the journey of elephants (Gajapayana) towards Mysore. The Minister inaugurated the journey of the first batch of the caparisoned elephants at Veera-nahosahalli gate in Nagarahole forests, about 28 kms from here in the morning. She lit the traditional lamp at the gate and broke a ash gourd. The journey began as the Minister showered flower petals on the elephan...

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3 Headlines about Elephants from Hunsur2020-10-01 - Hunsur, India - Mysore Gajapayana Begins 2011-11-27 - Hunsur, India - Pregnant elephant shot dead in Nagarahole 2008-08-18 - Hunsur, India - "GAJAPAYANA" BEGINS

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