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Ready Concrete Mixer Plants flouting rules
Voice of The Reader

Ready Concrete Mixer Plants flouting rules

January 24, 2020

Sir, I am an employee working at a private company on KRS Road, Metagalli. My office is located opposite to Government Tool Room and Training Centre (GTTC). There are two Ready Concrete Mixer Plants operating on the same road. A number of loads of heavy concrete mixers ply on this stretch daily. Half of the…

Stop garbage dumping, burning near Parakala Mutt
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Stop garbage dumping, burning near Parakala Mutt

January 23, 2020

Sir, The Brahmatantra Swatantra Parakala Mutt is a Vaishnava Mutt, which is located in the heart of the city near Jaganmohan Palace. The monumental edifice of the Mutt has a beautiful architecture. The royal family members of Mysore hold the Parakala Mutt as their official Gurukul. Even now, the royal lineage has a close relationship…

Name Pavilion at SDNR Wadiyar Stadium after Javagal Srinath
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Name Pavilion at SDNR Wadiyar Stadium after Javagal Srinath

January 22, 2020

Sir, Madame Tussauds is a wax museum in London, displaying wax-works of celebrities, famous and historical personalities. Precision-worked, life-size statues of Narendra Modi, Shah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan have been erected here along with cricketing icons like Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli. Meanwhile, Yuvraj Singh’s life-size statue was unveiled in Ferozpur outside the District…

Reconstructing Devaraja Market and Lansdowne Building: A welcome decision
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Reconstructing Devaraja Market and Lansdowne Building: A welcome decision

January 19, 2020

Sir, This has reference to ‘Devaraja Market Demolition: Court gives clearance’ (SOM dated Jan.13). The Court has cleared the way and has given the green signal to Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) to demolish and rebuild similar ‘heritage’ Devaraja Market and Lansdowne Building. This significant and long-pending decision should be welcomed. There were ‘for’ and ‘against’…

Do we really need a market in the heart of city?
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Do we really need a market in the heart of city?

January 19, 2020

Sir, The renowned Devaraja Market is in a dilapidated state and the Honourable Court has rightly called for its demolition. I think the decision is practical though we feel for the monumental structure. Now, the question is whether we should come up with another market in the same place? The centralised market was a necessity…

Fond memories of Pejawar Swamiji
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Fond memories of Pejawar Swamiji

January 18, 2020

Sir, This refers to K. Vijaya Kumar’s befitting tribute to the great memory of late Pejawar Swamiji and going back to his first Paryaya 68 years ago (Star of Mysore dated Jan.5). As a Udupi born person, I also have  very fond memories of the Swamiji. I remember attending his first Paryaya ceremony in 1952…

Do we require massive statues?
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Do we require massive statues?

January 17, 2020

Sir, The construction and erection of massive statues of great personalities is a meaningless exercise. Such huge amount of tax-payers’ money could be used for other constructive purposes such as providing good roads and various other hygienic measures for the safety and well-being of the citizens. The Central and State Governments’ plan in this direction…

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