Flower show at Kuppanna Park a big draw

Mysuru, September 22:- The Dasara flower show, which attracts old and young alike in thousands was inaugurated at Kuppanna Park on Thursday. District In-charge Minister Dr H C Mahadevappa inaugurated the flower show and hailed the construction of Chennakeshava temple from flowers. He was accompanied by Mayor M J Ravi Kumar and ZP CEO Shivashankar. Enthusiastic people thronged to the flower show in large numbers and  many clicked photographs for their album.

The major attraction of the flower show, is the floral model of Beluru Chennakeshava temple. The model is made of three lakh roses of different colours. A 17-foot floral clock is also being constructed. Barbie girl, Dodda Gadiyara, Gautam Buddha, Basavanna, Dr B R Ambedkar and other models are made with orchid and other grains. Around 2,15,000 varieties of flower plants are being exhibited at the show.

The famous Eiffel Tower has been constructed using white and yellow roses. Orchid, bonsai, cactus, anthurium, vegetable designing are also part of the exhibition. Shops of deodorant, honey, terracotta, and handicraft materials are set up at the flower show. Shops of various nurseries are being set up for sales of plants. Bullock cart model is made of roses. Vegetables grown in pots are on show. Vegetable seeds are being sold at shops. Laser show is organised to attract the visitors. Music fountain has been a major attraction for the visitors. There is Tora Tora for children to play.

People were seen taking selfies in front of the models of Eiffel Tower, bullock cart, Chennakeshava temple. Almost all the visitors were enthusiastically clicking photos. It was a day to remember! (MR/KS),

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