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Provide additional train service during Dasara season
Voice of The Reader

Provide additional train service during Dasara season

Sir, The recent development to allow advance reservation by AC coach to travel by Malgudi Express is a welcome step, especially owing to anticipated rush during the upcoming Dasara. As Dasara festival is just a few days away, necessary arrangement should be made by the Railways to arrange for special trains between Bengaluru and Mysuru….

Slow down at humps and barricades
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Slow down at humps and barricades

Sir, The main purpose of fixing metal barricades  or constructing a  road hump is to ensure that all motorists slow down at this point.  Humps or barricades are fixed in junctions to enable smooth flow of vehicles in all directions. But unfortunately in our city many of the motorists — especially the two-wheelers increase their…

Road safety rules in DL booklets: Some thoughts
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Road safety rules in DL booklets: Some thoughts

Sir, Recently I happened to go through my old Driving License (DL) booklet [Form-6] issued by RTO in Karnataka which, unlike the current plastic card, carried 17 simple but very important road safety messages both in English and Kannada. The present generation, who are getting their DL in the form of plastic card, is missing…

Deeds speak louder than words
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Deeds speak louder than words

Sir, Our Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Commissioner, K.H. Jagadeesha, must be complimented for his honest and practical approach towards the overall development of Mysuru. On Sept. 26, through the people-friendly WhatsApp Us column of Star of Mysore, I had brought to the notice of the Commissioner regarding the uneven footpath in front of Marimallappa High…

Provide e-toilet on Valmiki Road
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Provide e-toilet on Valmiki Road

Sir, On behalf of the citizens, I request the MCC to provide an e-toilet  opposite Aishwarya Driving School on Valmiki Road. There is no public toilet in the area and men come and urinate in the open space on CFTRI side opposite residence and apartments on Valmiki Road. Even customers who come to the food…

Construction materials, a hazard on busy Road
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Construction materials, a hazard on busy Road

Sir, A construction work is being undertaken on the Guest House Road in Nazarbad, between the Canara Bank, Nazarbad Branch and Hotel Siddartha. For quite sometime now the contractor of the building under construction has placed construction material on the busy main road and the same has become a public nuisance. The vehicles coming from…

Risk of accidents at blind corners
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Risk of accidents at blind corners

Sir, Last month, a pre-cast concrete compound wall was erected surrounding a residential vacant corner site No. 212, situated at High-Tension I Main Road and 4th Cross junction of CFTRI Employees Layout. This compound is very high and has no grill openings (see picture) and is creating a blind corner for the motorists. As a…

Dasara works or Devil’s works?
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Dasara works or Devil’s works?

Sir, Apropos ‘Hotch-potch patch work to fill potholes’ (SOM dated Sept. 18), there is a saying in Urdu ‘Jaldi ka kaam, Shaitan ka kaam’  — roughly translated, it means ‘Work done in a haste, is Devil’s work’. Dasara works are done in the last hour year after year and crores are spent, as you rightly…

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