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Ugly garbage collecting autos
Voice of The Reader

Ugly garbage collecting autos

Sir, Dasara is fast approaching. We aspire for more and more visitors, including foreigners. We want them to enjoy and appreciate a cleanest city, Mysuru. But look at how ugly the garbage collecting autos appear first thing in the morning. The picture above is from Ramakrishnanagar First Main. The same is the story in other…

R.K. Narayan and the Film “Guide”
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R.K. Narayan and the Film “Guide”

Sir, Recently I re-read the 1958 R.K. Narayan’s classic novel “The Guide” and also watched on YouTube the 1965 Dev Anand’s film of the same name. The book is an all-time best- seller as it has had nearly 80 reprints and the film, of course, was a box office super hit. I remember seeing the…

Sorry state of Nanjangud Roads
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Sorry state of Nanjangud Roads

Sir, A look at the present condition of Nanjangud’s two major roads (RP Road and MGS Road) is highly horrifying. Work on replacing age-old open drainage with the box-type ones is on.  One side of the road is already dug but the excavated loose earth is haphazardly dumped at the very centre, blocking traffic movement…

Non-Green Ganesha idols: Do we believe in rule of law?
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Non-Green Ganesha idols: Do we believe in rule of law?

Sir, Your photo-news titled, “It’s PoP culture! Hopes of Green Ganesha Sink” (Star of Mysore dated Sept. 2) will sadden not only environmentalists but also those who believe in the rule of law. The Deputy Commissioner had conducted the meeting on this subject two weeks back and urged the citizens not to immerse non-green Ganesha…

Gangothri Layout: Worst maintained Roads
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Gangothri Layout: Worst maintained Roads

Sir, It is four years since the Roads and Cross Roads in Gangothri Layout were dug for laying deep sewerage pipes and till today we have been living with those bumpy pothole roads. Disgustingly they were filling the potholes with mud. The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) and the area Corporator are answerable to the tax-payers…

Help our crying dustbins !
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Help our crying dustbins !

Sir, I am a resident of Shakthinagar, 7th A Cross, 4th Main. Here, the small little tempo which is supposed to collect our home waste is highly irregular and untimely! Sometimes, it doesn’t come even for one week and if it comes, it is already overloaded and waste keeps dropping all the way it goes….

This road crying for attention
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This road crying for attention

Sir, The Cross Road from the junction of 100 ft Road towards West from Kodava Samaja in Vijayanagar First Stage towards Pushkarni Central School is in a hopeless condition.There is no cross drainage for this road and as a result a large amount of water has stagnated on the road. The road is worn-out badly….

Stray dog menace at Sports Pavilion
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Stray dog menace at Sports Pavilion

Sir, It is highly regrettable to bring to the notice of MCC authorities that a pack of about twenty street dogs have made the University Sports Pavilion their inhabitant place. Almost all the dogs together disturb the children who come for sports training. As the training starts from 6 am, children running around the pavilion…

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