Karnataka recalls contributions of late Mysuru king Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar

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Sri Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar, the last king of the Wadiyar dynasty of the erstwhile state of Mysore, was born on July 18, 1919 at the Mysore Palace in Mysuru.

He died on September 23, 1974 at the Bangalore Palace in Bengaluru at the age of just 55 years.

Jayachamarajedra Wadiyar was a scholar and a lyricist, besides a good administrator and a great human.

In this photo album, you can see the coronation ceremony to the funeral procession of His Highness.

The citizens of Mysuru are loyal to the royal family even to this day.

With former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri

They cherish the memories of Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar and his contribution to society.

The people of the state remembered him on his death anniversary and paid rich tributes.

With Sir M Visvesvaraya

Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar, former scion of the Mysore royal family, paying his tributes.
Former Chief Minister D Devaraj Urs paying his tributes.
The mortal remains of Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar being taken outside the Mysore palace.
The funeral procession leaving the Mysore palace.

(Photo credit: Archives of the Department of Information and Public Relations, Government of Karnataka.)

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