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Can we have a Swachha Dasara?
Voice of The Reader

Can we have a Swachha Dasara?

Sir, At Dasara Food Mela, Dasara Exhibition and such gatherings of large number of people we see them indulge in littering the place with all sorts of things — leftover eatables, plates, cups, leaflets that they do not want to keep etc. It is one place where you can teach people to maintain cleanliness by…

Stop choking the trees
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Stop choking the trees

Sir, In the name of beautifying the city, the authorities are literally choking the full-grown trees to death. The footpath on KRS road (near Ramakrishna Ashram) is being poured with concrete in order to create a platform to lay interlocking tiles on the footpath. Pouring of concrete or tar till the root of the tree…

UDAN air connectivity to Mysuru: Some suggestions to MP
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UDAN air connectivity to Mysuru: Some suggestions to MP

Sir, Thanks to the untiring efforts of our MP and Chairman of Airport Advisory Committee Pratap Simha, UDAN flight for the Mysuru-Chennai-Hyderabad sector will be launched from Sept. 20. In a recent book release function, Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa, an author of repute and a resident of Mysuru, had highlighted the necessity of air connectivity from…

Check stray dog menace in Saraswathipuram
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Check stray dog menace in Saraswathipuram

Sir, A pack of street dogs have free access to Javaregowda Park in Saraswathipuram. They roam around freely in children’s play area, especially in the evening, when the Park is mostly frequented by evening walkers and playful kids. Today (Sept.9) a small boy was bitten by these dogs at around 7.10 pm and the anxious…

Check stray dog menace in K.C. Layout
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Check stray dog menace in K.C. Layout

Sir, Morning walkers in and around K.C. Layout and Siddartha Layout are anxious and fear while taking a walk via K.C. Layout Main Road, especially the cross road of K.C. Layout and the road towards Helipad as more than half a dozen street dogs are present. We request the MCC authorities to address the issue…

Replace these damaged plastic lane-dividers
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Replace these damaged plastic lane-dividers

Sir, Sometime back plastic lane- dividers were fixed on city roads to have a smooth flow of traffic by not blocking the other side of the road and to inculcate lane discipline in vehicle-users. They occupy less space and unlike concrete blocks have better safety to the road-users in the event of crash. However, most…

Keeping our trains slow and safe!
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Keeping our trains slow and safe!

Sir, One thing that really made Dr. Javeed Nayeem’s article worth reading was the way the writer noted about the panoramic sight that can be viewed when the train travels in moderate speed (SOM dated Sept.8). The variety of sights is something fabulous and endless literally. The landscapes, the village life from afar, sometimes the…

Woes of a train traveller
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Woes of a train traveller

Sir, Last week, I travelled by Tipu Express from Mysuru to Bengaluru. I purchased second class A/c Chair Car ticket by paying around Rs.325. But immediately after boarding the train, I was totally disappointed by the type of individual seats provided in that particular bogie. The reason behind was the seat specifications — as I…

Remembering Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in these troubled times
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Remembering Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in these troubled times

Sir, India, “the greatest living democracy in the world” with a ‘flawed democracy’ is replete with quotes from eminent personalities who shaped our country’s freedom and paved way for its future social, cultural and economic development. The golden quote by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on the occasion of his address to the nation on the first…

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