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Let’s not mess-up with Brindavan Gardens
Voice of The Reader

Let’s not mess-up with Brindavan Gardens

Sir, Apropos the news item titled ‘Creator of Brindavan Gardens, a German Horticulturist G.H. Krumbiegel’s great granddaughter opposes Disneyland plan’ (Star of Mysore dated July 29). Hope our Chief Minister shelves the Disneyland project after going through one of the architects of the Gardens, G.H. Krumbiegal’s granddaughter’s open letter to him. SOM Editor-in-Chief K.B. Ganapathy’s…

Non-functional street lights
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Non-functional street lights

Sir, I would like to bring to the notice of the elected representatives that the stretch between Narayana Multi-specialty Hospital and Columbia Hospital is always deprived of street lights. The stretch mentioned is always dark and thereby many accidents occur. I request the CESC and elected representatives to look into this matter and do the…

Plea to safeguard reputation of Beauty Parlours
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Plea to safeguard reputation of Beauty Parlours

Sir, This refers to the news item in SOM yesterday regarding raids on beauty parlours. The Beauty Parlour Association of Mysore, Mandya, Kollegal, Coorg and Chamarajanagar is now 20-years-old. Over the years we have personally visited all parlours and catalogued each and every one.We have submitted this list to the City Corporation a number of…

Rain Water Harvesting: Some Suggestions
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Rain Water Harvesting: Some Suggestions

Sir, I understand that the authorities of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) have made rain water harvesting to all buildings (old and newly-constructed) mandatory and if not adhered to within three months, MCC would impose a fine every month. While this decision is logical to newer constructions in the city, it is rather draconian to the…

Kudos to BSNL staff for prompt service
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Kudos to BSNL staff for prompt service

Sir, We got transferred to Mysuru recently from Belagaavi and have settled down on Dewan’s Road, Lakshmipuram. Having got used to a transferable job of my husband I have got used to the usual formalities with getting a landline connection, gas connection etc. We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to BSNL staff in…

Install road humps near eastern gate of Gangothri
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Install road humps near eastern gate of Gangothri

Sir, I would like to draw the attention of the authorities concerned towards the urgency of construction of speed-breaker near eastern gate of Mysore University, to facilitate safe entry of vehicles into Manasagangothri campus, from Paduvarahalli (Bhoodevi Farm) junction side. At present vehicles from University guest house side come uninterrupted on high speed on this…

Ply buses from J.P. Nagar side to Bengaluru
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Ply buses from J.P. Nagar side to Bengaluru

Sir, The residents of J.P. Nagar have to travel to Suburban bus stand in autos or city buses to catch a KSRTC bus to Bengaluru. Many people including working ones are frequently travelling to Bengaluru from here. So, I request the concerned KSRTC authorities on behalf of general public to introduce buses from J.P. Nagar…

‘Server problem’ in Govt. Offices
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‘Server problem’ in Govt. Offices

Sir, Apropos the recent news item titled Server down! in SOM, I would like to narrate a similar experience. Last week, I had been to ‘Atalji Centre’ (Nadakacheri) where the Government services such as issuing of income certificate, caste certificate, survival certificate etc., are carried out. These centres accept the applications along with attached documents…

Parthenium menace at vacant sites
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Parthenium menace at vacant sites

Sir, There are vacant sites on the left and right side of our house which are full of parthenium weeds (see pic.). We and our neighbours’ are afraid even to open the windows. We the residents, in view of our safety, are cleaning the vacant sites near our houses at our own cost. Since the…

Height of Penny Wise, Pound Foolish !!
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Height of Penny Wise, Pound Foolish !!

Sir, The recent Income Tax and ED raid in Bowring Institute (a reputed Club in Bengaluru), wherein three lockers belonging to one Avinash Amarlal Kukreja, a city-based financier was forcibly opened by Club authorities, throws up interesting aspects of human greed and avarice. The Club had sent him a routine notice asking him to pay…

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