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Is this the way to cross the road?
Voice of The Reader

Is this the way to cross the road?

March 12, 2017

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

March 11, 2017

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

March 10, 2017

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

March 9, 2017

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

March 9, 2017

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

March 8, 2017

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…

Common Man of India-2017
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Common Man of India-2017

March 8, 2017

Sir, This has reference to ‘Abracadabra’ by KBG in SOM  dated Feb. 13, 2017.  I am not a cartoonist nor am I good at drawing. Hence I thought I would write about a Common Man of India-2017, in words which may interest a few. The Common Man of 2017 has a disappointed face and at…

SOM’s first editorial promises delivered
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SOM’s first editorial promises delivered

March 7, 2017

Sir, Thank you for publishing the first editorial, heralding the birth of Star of Mysore on 16.2.1978, 39 years back, in the Special 40th Anniversary Issue dated 16.2.2017. It was quite exhaustive and all the promises, aspirations and improvements conveyed therein, have been successfully implemented during these 39 long years. It is no mean an effort…

Political parties should not vandalise Fountain Circles
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Political parties should not vandalise Fountain Circles

March 6, 2017

Sir, I was heart-broken last evening on seeing the newly-constructed Elephant Fountain Circle at Moulana Abul Kalam Azad Circle (Highway Circle) vandalised by a political party with its flags wrapped all around etc. There is every chance of such beautiful elephant statue with trunk and tusk getting damaged, if it is not already damaged. Party…

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