Meet Mysuru's blue-eyed boy and the new king: Yaduveer

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Mysuru, May 28: The name itself exudes power as Yaduveer is being prepared to be coronated the next king of Mysuru. He travelled a long way from the East Coast university to the Amba VIlas palace in just 23 years. Indeed, it was not easy, especially when the queen and the people in his kingdom have pinned all their hopes on him.

But, the royal blue-eyed boy of Mysuru is confident. Afterall, he has already won the hearts of his people. Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar will be crowned the king today, but has already made plans for his people.

[Read: Mysuru's Royal family has a new heir in Yaduveer Gopal Raj Urs]

He is keen on promoting Mysore as a tourism spot. Yet to cope up with the rituals of the Wadiyar family, he is determined not to disappoint his uncle-Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar, who died in 2013.

[Read: Pics: Who is Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar?]

It is not difficult to read the reason behind the enthusiastic subjects. A man for instance said,"Mysore Maharaja is good, clever, graceful and loyal. We are all grateful to family. I am happy for this programme."

The Royal seat

23 year old Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar will be crowned the king today.

Royal consultation

Maharani Pramodadevi Wadiyar with Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar speaking to media about the latter's coronation in Mysore on Monday. Yaduveer, adopted by Pramodadevi was recently anointed heir to Mysore throne.

For the start

Yaduveer Krishnanadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar at a ritual in Mysore on Wednesday, a day ahead of his Coronation Ceremony.

The King...no less

The name itself exudes power as Yaduveer is being prepared to be coronated the next king of Mysuru. He travelled a long way from the East Coast university to the Amba VIlas palace in just 23 years.

 

 

Wish me luck

He is keen on promoting Mysore as a tourism spot. Yet to cope up with the rituals of the Wadiyar family, he is determined not to disappoint his uncle-Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar, who died in 2013.

 

 

Another said,"Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar (the late head of the family) saved his property with difficulty. Srikantadatta's wife has faith in Yaduveer to save that property. "We have faith that they will preserve the traditions of the family."

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