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Pedestrians risky on Kalidasa Road
Voice of The Reader

Pedestrians risky on Kalidasa Road

Sir, Of late Kalidasa Road has become one of the busiest roads in Mysuru with lot of commercial establishments doing fairly good business.  Since there is ample designated  parking area for both two-wheelers and four- wheelers, this road is frequented by the public. Unfortunately  the area Corporator, Mysuru City Corporation (MCC)  or the shop-keepers association…

Mysuru has a ‘Heart’
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Mysuru has a ‘Heart’

Sir, The other night while my husband and I were on the Ring Road, we had a flat tyre. It was brought to our notice by a youngster who was returning home from work. He was kind enough, seeing the plight of the ‘oldies’ perhaps, to go to a couple of puncture repair shops, but…

Apathy of garbage collectors
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Apathy of garbage collectors

Sir, I was shocked and astonished when the garbage collectors threw the garbage in adjacent vacant site. A few used items and dry waste from home was collected and kept for clearance. The reason quoted was that the quantity was more and there was no space in their vehicle.  In spite of requesting not to…

EC should strengthen voter feedback mechanism
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EC should strengthen voter feedback mechanism

Sir, The Election Commission (EC) has launched a new ‘Citizens Vigil’ or cVIGIL app for the benefit of voters ahead of the general elections. The app has been launched with a primary focus to enable the citizens report any instances related to non-compliance of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) during the elections. The app further…

No more ‘Tiger’ menace: But what next?
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No more ‘Tiger’ menace: But what next?

Sir, The front page headline “No more ‘Tiger’ menace in city” (SOM dated Mar.9) is very aptly titled and conveys the entire saga that was enacted so badly for the last 10 years. It is unbelievable that it took so many years for the authorities to realise the folly in implementation of the otherwise well-intentioned…

Dangerous manhole in Hebbal
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Dangerous manhole in Hebbal

Sir, I travel in Hebbal area daily and recently a manhole has surfaced right in the middle of the road without considering the height of the road. It is creating a lot of problems to motorists when they try to come on the wrong side to avoid these manholes. During night time this is not…

Lessons from auto driver Arumugam
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Lessons from auto driver Arumugam

Sir, The article ‘Lessons from auto driver Arumugam’ by Dr. R. Balasubramaniam was too good a read (SOM dated Feb. 25). It inspires those who earn their living with a lot of ethics intertwined along with it. It’s also amazing to read how Dr. Balasubramaniam has taken time to appreciate a simple person. Awaiting to…

Rebuild Devaraja Market and Lansdowne Building
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Rebuild Devaraja Market and Lansdowne Building

Sir, Unlike other ‘heritage’ structures like the Taj Mahal, Mysore Palace, Belur-Halebid temples, where people appreciate them from a distance, Devaraja Market and Lansdowne Building have withstood the rough and tough and wear and tear for more than a century and a quarter. Because these heritage structures were neglected and not maintained and were allowed…

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