Awareness gone awry? They wore masks but removed it soon after
News

Awareness gone awry? They wore masks but removed it soon after

March 4, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The good intention of the heads of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) to create awareness on the precautions to be taken to arrest Novel Coronavirus spread went awry this morning. 

During the launch of online building plan approval, Mayor Tasneem, Deputy Mayor C. Sridhar and Leader of Opposition in the MCC Council M.U. Subbaiah and other officials wore masks as they walked out from their chambers to the meeting hall. They sported bright yellow masks and even attended a short meeting before the actual launch.

However, seeing the city’s First Citizen, Deputy Mayor and others in masks, media personnel advised them to remove the masks as it would spread panic among people in the city who are already worried about the virus scare. Press persons asked the Mayor to remove the masks as so far, not a single case of COVID-19 has been detected in Mysuru.

Picture shows the Mayor and her Deputy without masks.

Taken aback by the sudden questioning by the media group, the Mayor initially fumbled for words but later said that they were just creating awareness about the virus spread and by wearing masks, they were asking people to be more aware about preventive measures.  

However, moments later, the Mayor and others removed the masks and got on to launch the online plan approval system.

ABOUT

Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.

CONTACT

Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]