Mysore Maharaja Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraj's wedding rituals begin
June 25, 2016 14:24 IST
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Yaduveer was adopted on February 23, 2015 and crowned as the 27th Maharaja on May 28, 2015. He is the grandson of princess Gayathri Devi, eldest sister of Srikantadatta and eldest daughter of the last reigning maharaja Jayachamarajendra Wodeyar. As per the age-old customs, Yaduveer will be given an oil bath at 4 a.m. on Saturday before wearing a sacred cloth smeared with turmeric for the second-day rituals of the five-day royal wedding.