Dasara Special: KSRTC Launches the ‘Hop-on Hop-Off’ Bus Service in Mysore

For the convenience of people, KSRTC has launched its special ‘Hop-On Hop-Off’ bus service today in the beautiful and royal city of Mysore. This bus service would be a regular feature even after the celebrations of much-awaited Dasara festival. The state tourism minister, R.V. Deshpande disclosed this to the media today after a meeting held with officials at the office of DC.

Dasara celebrations in Mysore

He stated that this special bus service would be based on the theme ‘Mysore on wheels’, where tourists can pay a visit to 15 different spots of the city without any hassles. The tickets for the same can be booked online through makemytrip.com. He further added that it is also proposed to run chartered flights to Mysore from Bangalore during the festival of Dasara.

Idol of Lordess Durga as a part of Dasara celebration in Mysore

The minister added by saying that they would give good publicity for Dasara at all the airports in the leading metro cities and metro rails in Delhi. In fact, the department is planning to present an exclusive short film on the festival soon. It was also proposed to convert the Dasara Exhibition into a big event with unique features, added Deshpande while referring to the Expo. He said that this year Dasara expo will have special garden for kids and senior citizens. Cleanliness would be the topmost priority and a bottle of packed drinking water would be made available without any charges to the people at ticket counter. In order to monitor security, surveillance cameras would be set up at strategic points.

Beautiful view of famous Mysore Palace at night

In a nutshell, the Minister said that the Center had passed a fund worth Rs. 5.25 Crore for developments in Palace apart from Rs. 8 Crore provided for the renovation projects of Brindavan Gardens and other spots in Mysore.

 

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