Mysuru, September 27:- “Dasara flower show will be organised to explain the public regarding the specialties of the Agriculture Department at Kuppanna Park here from September 29 to October 9,” said the deputy director of the Agriculture Department, K Rudresh at a press meet held at Kuppanna Park on Thursday. The flower show will be inaugurated on September 29 at 4 pm.
“A 50×27 feet model of Sri Jayachamaraja Wadiyar will be installed in the glasshouse to mark his birth centenary. Elephant models from rose, Donald Duck, Chandrayaan, airshow concepts will be made. Cut flower dry flower, wall garden, pot garden concepts in new trend will be prepared,” he said.
“European model vertical garden, 40,000 various plants in pots will be exhibited. The musical fountain and cultural programmes will be held. BEML, Breaks India, Mysore Palace Board, Titan Walls, JK Tyres, MCC, Government Ayurveda College and Hospital and various organisations will exhibit more than 25,000 varieties of plants,” he added.
“Donald Duck concept is being prepared to keep children in mind. Kuppanna Park will attract the children to a great extent. Garden competition will be held for factories, educational institutions and government offices. Floral Rangoli, drawing competition for children, and various competitions will be held at Curzon Park. Srujan Lokesh, Ajay Rao, Aditya, Raj Vardhan, Balu Nagendra, Chethan Chandra, Haripriya and television serial artistes of Colors Kannada will take part in various cultural programmes from September 29 to October 9,” he informed.
An entry fee of Rs 30 for adults and Rs 15 for children has been fixed for the flower show.
Secretary Habiba Nishath, vice president Dr D Prabha Mandal and H Hanumanthaiah were present. (MR/KS)