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Fix reflectors on the barricades
Voice of The Reader

Fix reflectors on the barricades

Sir, The news item “Two bike riders killed as they hit road barricades” (SOM dated Feb.10) is really sad and shocking. Two precious lives were lost for no fault of theirs and their family members have to undergo trauma life-long. Barricades are installed with a good intention to reduce the speed — provided barricades are…

Chamundi Express and Shatabdi: Some suggestions
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Chamundi Express and Shatabdi: Some suggestions

Sir, The seating arrangement in Chair Car of Chamundi Express train do not conform with that mentioned in the ticket. For example, if seat no. 51 is mentioned as window seat in the ticket, it is an aisle seat in the compartment. This needs to be corrected and aligned properly immediately. The Chair Car compartment…

Traffic violations on the rise
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Traffic violations on the rise

Sir, It is surprising to learn that more than 3,000 traffic violations in 45 different categories were being noticed on a Sunday in city. Several hundreds or thousands more violations might be going on unnoticed without getting caught by the Traffic Police. If questioned, some start arguing without acknowledging their violation. Use of defective or…

Is this the way to cross the road?
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Is this the way to cross the road?

Sir, Many vehicle-users comment on the Traffic Police whenever there is an inconvenience caused to them due to any reason related to traffic movement. But if one looks at the above picture, it clearly shows that they themselves are not following the rules and causing inconvenience to others. Barricades are placed on Sayyaji Rao Road…

Plan for pedestrian walkways at RUBs and ROBs
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Plan for pedestrian walkways at RUBs and ROBs

Sir, This has reference to the news item ‘New Railway Over and Under Bridges sanctioned for city’ (SOM dated Feb.6).  While welcoming such Road Under Bridges (RUBs) and Road Over Bridges (ROBs) that help in easy movement of vehicles at Railway crosses, authorities have to also plan for pedestrian walkways in RUBs and ROBs according…

Harrowing experience in Rajya Rani Express
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Harrowing experience in Rajya Rani Express

Sir, Just a few days back I was travelling to Bengaluru by Rajya Rani Express which departs from Mysuru at 2.30 pm. The journey was very awesome up to Naganahalli. The train reached Naganahalli so fast that I didn’t feel like I travelled. It was there almost at 4.30 pm. But trouble started only after…

Suppress urine stench around Lansdowne building
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Suppress urine stench around Lansdowne building

Sir, The Clean City tag for Mysuru is deserved for many reasons but not for few reasons.  Some  aspects  lets down  the criteria at many places.  The entire  stretch of Lansdowne building (backside) wall  on 1st Cross, Jaganmohan Palace Road, is spilled with nauseous urine slush. Public are using this wall exclusively for urinating  purpose….

Elected leaders have failed Sy. No. 4 victims: Mysureans together must fight all kinds of Govt. apathy
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Elected leaders have failed Sy. No. 4 victims: Mysureans together must fight all kinds of Govt. apathy

Sir, The raging controversy over layouts coming under Kurubarahalli Survey No. 4 and Alanahalli Survey No. 41 clearly shows that our elected representatives including the MP, MLAs, MLCs and Corporators have not exerted pressure on the State Government to resolve the long-pending issue that has been created by some government officials who lacked knowledge about…

Woes of a bus passenger
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Woes of a bus passenger

Sir, I would like to draw the attention of the authorities concerned  towards the difficulties faced by the aged passengers who are alighting from the long distance buses at Mysuru. In the absence of any parking area adjacent to the alighting gate, aged passengers have to walk a long distance through busy traffic road to…

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