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 On Thursday, Mysore welcomed its new titular head – a bespectacled, 22-year-old Boston graduate – in a glittering ceremony attended by royals from all over the world and Karnataka’s top political leaders, even as the family remained embroiled in a legal battle over the ownership of the estate.

Elaborate preparations were in place for the coronation of the erstwhile royal family’s scion Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wodiyar as the 27th titular head.

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