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Provide e-toilet on Valmiki Road
Voice of The Reader

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…

Check traffic violation between 8 am and 9.30 am
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Check traffic violation between 8 am and 9.30 am

Sir, It has been observed that the maximum traffic violation such as signal jumping, over-speeding, using mobile phones while driving or riding is more in the morning between 8 am and 9.30 am. Parents or guardians who take their children to drop to school jump signal while office-goers too jump signals and over-speed as it…

Ease traffic congestion on Kalidasa Road
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Ease traffic congestion on Kalidasa Road

Sir, The Kalidasa Road is getting congested these days due to increasing traffic and mushrooming of commercial establishments. Also the Road is not wide enough to park on both sides. My suggestion: Make Kalidasa Road as one-way from Cheluvamba Park to Yoganarasimhaswamy temple junction. Alternative Road is from Hunsur (Rudset point via Oyster Bay, Gokulam…

Protect heritage Krishnaraja Boulevard with iron grills
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Protect heritage Krishnaraja Boulevard with iron grills

Sir, Krishnaraja Boulevard or KR Boulevard is a heritage avenue in Mysuru City.  Many heritage structures like the Law Courts, Sri Chamarajendra Urs Boarding School, District Board Office, Oriental Research Institute, Old University Office Building etc., are located on this stretch. The Road was named after the great King Nalwadi Krishna Raja Wadiyar, who had…

‘Respecting the dignity of women’
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‘Respecting the dignity of women’

Sir, It was heartening to come across the slogan ‘Respecting the dignity of women’ painted on the HP domestic gas cylinder mentioning above it Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana. It is, indeed, a very thoughtful advertising creative idea of HP Gas company giving due respect to dignity of women, linking how this PM Scheme has helped…

Police barricades no cure for all traffic ills
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Police barricades no cure for all traffic ills

Sir, We drive around various Police barricades on all roads. But what purpose do they serve other than increasing hazardous driving? Our Police think that an obstruction in our path prevents speeding or accidents. It is not so. A barricade put up near Harsha Bar, Bogadi Main Road, has clearly indicated otherwise. More accidents have…

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