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Do Vote, but Vote intelligently
Voice of The Reader

Do Vote, but Vote intelligently

Sir, Karnataka Assembly elections will be held on May 12. While there is excitement in slums to participate in the electoral process, the middle class and the rich are having only heated and intellectual discussion on why their participation does not make a difference, most candidates are corrupt, etc. But are they right? Very few…

Eyesore at Freedom Fighters Park
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Eyesore at Freedom Fighters Park

Sir, It was disheartening to see some construction activity happening in the middle of the Freedom Fighters Park near Shanthala Theatre in city. The construction is spoiling the holy look and the greenery of the Park. It is also obstructing the view of the existing Freedom Fighters Bhavan and affecting the morning and evening walkers….

SBM Park needs immediate attention
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SBM Park needs immediate attention

Sir, The SBM Park in Srirampura which was in a state of neglect got a facelift with the construction of a compound around it, thanks to the efforts of MUDA Chairman and the MLA who laid foundation stone in July 2015 and assured to develop the Park. Added to this, the Mysore Bank Colony Residents…

Check fleecing autowallahs
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Check fleecing autowallahs

Sir, I am a frequent visitor to Mysuru and I wish to share my experience with autos. The auto meters are tampered beyond imagination. Recently, even for short distance of 5 km, I was forced to pay Rs. 110. Most of these autowallahs use bad languages to get their demanded money, particularly those who cannot…

Glut of vehicles on Roads
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Glut of vehicles on Roads

Sir, The letter by Melkote B. Jayaram titled ‘Check increasing vehicle population’ in som dated Apr. 14 is timely and also the need of the hour. Rich class of the society having spacious bungalows with ample parking space can afford to have their own vehicles (car) including two-wheelers which are commonly used by everyone today…

Parasayyanahundi junction: Disaster waiting to happen
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Parasayyanahundi junction: Disaster waiting to happen

Sir, Parasayyanahundi, where the Outer Ring Road intersects with H.D. Kote Road, is chaotic to say the least during peak hours. Vehicles pouring in from all directions, vegetable and fruit vendors doing brisk business, food carts churning out the day’s specials and people waiting for bus on one side, alighting the bus on the other,…

Where have all the Traffic Police gone?
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Where have all the Traffic Police gone?

Sir, It is many weeks since the road work on the Jaladarshini stretch necessitated the closure of the road to vehicular traffic. Therefore, all traffic towards Hunsur has to take a de-tour from Kalamandira to the left of the Kukkarahalli Lake, connect to the Open Air Theatre road,  to join the main road towards Hunsur…

Parking at Railway Station: Some thoughts
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Parking at Railway Station: Some thoughts

Sir, This refers to the report on MGP meeting on Railway issues (SOM dated Apr.10). The sub-title in the report states that a demand was made to bring down parking fees at the City Railway Station. I wish to make the following suggestion to not only eliminate parking, but even to reduce use of petrol…

Dangerous intersection
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Dangerous intersection

Sir, The picture above is that of the intersection between Sewage Farm Road and the Road leading to D.A.V. Public School, Vidyaranyapuram. This intersection has loose gravels and debris scattered after the road was dug up for pipe laying works. Motorists have to be extremely careful while manoeuvring this intersection because there are high chances…

Footpath encroachment on Vishwamanava Double Road
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Footpath encroachment on Vishwamanava Double Road

Sir, In the last two months, work was undertaken to lay slabs on either side of Vishwamanava Double Road, starting from Kukkarahalli Lake Junction. A borewell was also sunk and later connected, crossing the Double Road to Kukkarahalli side stretch. Now, the footpath in front of Kukkarahalli side is used for parking two-wheelers, cars, water…

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