Mysureans welcome the new year with fun and cheerfulness because the district administration illuminated Mysuru Palace and showcased a splendid fireworks’ show that lit up the night sky. On the new year Eve, lots visited Mysuru Palace within the evening wherever cultural programmes were organized by the district administration and also the police band entertained the guests.
To ring within the new year, the palace lightings were turned on for nearly 15 minutes from 12 am amid a vibrant show of fireworks for nearly half-hour that spellbound the crowd. some revelers distributed cakes to individuals to celebrate the occasion. Celebrations were conjointly held at various hotels, clubs and party halls across town wherever fashion shows, dance, and music programmes were held until 1 am.
However, on the first day of the new year, individuals visited Chamundeshwari Temple atop Chamundi Hills and Yoganarasimhaswamy Temple in Vijayanagar to supply prayers. Yoganarashimaswamy temple management distributed 2 lakh laddus and puliogare prasada to devotees.
Special pujas were also commanded at various temples as well as Sri Lakshmivenkataramanaswamy Temple at Vontikoppal, 101 Ganapathy Temple, Annapporneshwari Temple at Hebbal within the town wherever individuals stood in the queue from the morning. Special prayers were also commanded at churches. There was also an immense rush at the palace, facility and exhibition grounds.