Voice of The Reader

Bad roads, a blot on heritage city
Voice of The Reader

Bad roads, a blot on heritage city

September 30, 2021

Sir, It is unfortunate that muda is busy in e-auctioning of sites without developing or maintaining the necessary infrastructure. No need to visit Europe or America to study how roads are to be maintained. Small States like Goa have such good roads. The tourist places there are so well-developed and maintained, it makes one wonder…

Traffic at Millennium Circle: Some suggestions
Voice of The Reader

Traffic at Millennium Circle: Some suggestions

September 29, 2021

Sir, This has reference to the letter ‘Install Traffic Signal Light at busy Millennium Circle’ by Dr. H.S. Sadathalikhan (Star of Mysore dated Aug .5). At first let me remark that the citizens of Mysuru especially those who use vehicles like cars, autorickshaws, small commercial vehicles and two-wheelers do not follow traffic rules and the…

Closure of Saraswathi Theatre: Some thoughts
Voice of The Reader

Closure of Saraswathi Theatre: Some thoughts

September 28, 2021

Sir, It is yet another sad day for the heritage city in having lost one more cinema theatre — Saraswathi Theatre. Earlier with less population, the city had the distinction of having 16 theatres and now with ever-increase in the population, this number is dwindling. What a paradox ! Cinema-lovers, especially middle class people, have…

A Civil Engineering Challenge!
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A Civil Engineering Challenge!

September 27, 2021

Sir, RCC drains and footpath works are under progress on Basaveshwara Road. It is appalling to witness local bodies constructing RCC drains all over the city — left, right and centre. In the past, I have taken walks on many roads where RCC drains are provided. In most cases rainwater from the road has no…

Pathetic condition of city roads
Voice of The Reader

Pathetic condition of city roads

September 24, 2021

Apathy of MCC authorities and elected reps Sir, For the past few weeks I have seen a number of letters in this column about the pathetic conditions of roads in most parts of the city including my letter “Make Mysuru city roads free of pits and potholes before Dasara” (Star of Mysore dated Sept. 6)….

Old electric pole removed
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Old electric pole removed

September 22, 2021

Sir, Following publication of my letter titled “Remove this dangerous old electric pole” in SOM dated Sept. 17, immediate action has been taken by the CESC authorities concerned and the old pole has been removed this morning. With this, a major mishap is avoided. Thank you STAR and CESC for prompt action. – Nalini Prasad,…

The miracle of hug, touch and words of love
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The miracle of hug, touch and words of love

September 21, 2021

Sir, KBG’s Abracadabra titled ‘Dr. Devi Shetty speaks of how medical doctors treat a patient’ was indeed a profound truth articulated by Dr. Devi Shetty about the importance of touch in healing the patient (SOM dated Sept.15). Also under the ‘Note’ K.B. Ganapathy has told the home truths that many doctors may not concur but…

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