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Mysuru: Canon firing exercise held for Dasara elephants

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Mysuru: The elephants that will be taking part in the world-famous “Jamboo Savari” have been going through various drills so that they are battle-fit in the next couple of weeks.

On Monday September 12, a cannon firing drill was held at the Mysuru Palace parking area, and all the jumbos went through the process without any problem. The exercise is to make all the elephants and horses get used to the sound. All the Dasara animals were up to the task during the sound drill.

Prior to the sound drill, traditional pooja was offered. The sound drill began with three rounds firing. But except for the body jerks by a couple of elephants, all the others looked fit and fine.

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Speaking to mediapersons, Mysuru Commissioner of Police Dr. Chandragupta said, that this is the first round of sound exercise. This is basically an acclimatisation drill. Two more rounds of sound exercise will be held in the days to come. Around 43 horses, 14 elephants and 38 CRPF men took part in the drill. There will be two more rounds on September 16 and 23.”

DCF Dr. V. Karikalan said, “The sound drill acts as a prelude to Jamboo Savari. Only three elephants looked a bit hassled. Jumbos Srirama, Sugreeva and Parthsarathy were slightly ruffled but Lakshmi went through the process comfortably.”

Mysuru Circle Chief Conservator of Forests Dr. Malathi Priya M, DCFs Kamala Karikalan, Sridhar, Prasanna Kumar and others were present.

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