Demise of a King: Karnataka Goes into 2-day Mourning for Mysore Maharaja

The death of a king, the last of the direct descendent of the 600-year-old Wodeyar dynasty, has brought the Southern state of Karnataka to a standstill. Maharaja Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wodeyar, who died at the age of 60, will be given a state funeral befitting royalty. Dec 11, 2013