Gaja Payana on August 13

 
According to officials, six elephants including Balarama-the howdah carrying elephant will leave Veeranahosahalli on that day.

Other elephants which are in the first batch are; Arjuna, Abhimanyu, Gajendra, Sarala or Mary and Varalakshmi. Rural Development and Panchayat Raj and District-In-Charge Minister Shobha Karandlaje will inaugurate ‘Gaja Payana’. Hunsur MLA H P Manjunath will preside.

At present, Balarama is housed in Ane Chowkuru camp, Arjuna in Balle camp, Abhimanyu in Moorkal camp, Gajendra in K Gudi camp, Sarala, Mary and Varalakshmi are in Sunkankatte elephant camp.

All the elephants would be transported to Veeranahosahalli on August 12 and then they will be brought to Mysore in trucks.

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