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Mysuru Literary Fest: Nostalgic memories
Voice of The Reader

Mysuru Literary Fest: Nostalgic memories

Sir, I have been in Portland with my son on a short visit. My daily link with Mysuru is through Star of Mysore. When I read the fascinating and perceptive account of the Literary Fest held in Mysuru in KBG’s Abracadabra dated June 19, I felt nostalgic that how much I missed it. It was…

More on Dewan Rangacharlu
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More on Dewan Rangacharlu

Sir, Dr. A.V. Narasimha Murthy has thrown much light on the sterling personality and yeoman contribution of Dewan Rangacharlu to Mysuru Sansthan (SOM  dated June 18). DVG, the doyen of Karnataka, has recorded the services of Rangacharlu in his book “Jnapaka Chitrashale”, which is a text book for I B.Com students of University of Mysore….

Mysuru on the Literary Festivals Map of India
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Mysuru on the Literary Festivals Map of India

Sir, Literary Festivals are picking up momentum across Indian cities. Kudos to Mysore Literary Association headed by Prof. K.C. Belliappa and Dr. H.S. Shivanna with their dedicated colleagues for bringing Mysuru on the Map of Literary Festivals of our Country. It was a matter of gratification for the book-lovers, in particular, of English novels to…

Herbaceous menace of parthenium
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Herbaceous menace of parthenium

Sir, Of late, many readers are writing about rampant growth of bushes, especially parthenium, in Mysuru. Mysuru has become like a shrub jungle with thick growth of this weed leading to severe breathing problems. I reside in Ramakrishnanagar I Block where the growth of this plant has covered all vacant sites ­— private or government….

Kudos to Mysuru Lit Fest team
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Kudos to Mysuru Lit Fest team

Sir, A wall-to-wall public turnout at the huge Senate Bhavan. That too for an English literary event?! Kudos to Prof. K.C. Belliappa and team for “literally” pulling off a “coup” by turning Mysuru Lit Fest into a “Baahubali-like block-buster” last Sunday. And, in terms of audience-traction, the event presented quite a challenge to the clashing…

More on ‘Exit for the Elderly’
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More on ‘Exit for the Elderly’

Sir, Your editorial ‘Exit for the Elderly’ (SOM dated June 20) was excellent, highly contemporary, sensitive, poignant and thought-provoking, as it were, to the present day unfortunate elders who are feeling the pains and pangs of utter negligence (though not all) and wishing for early departure from this ungrateful world. As a social activist, I…

Dewan Rangacharlu indeed needs a statue
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Dewan Rangacharlu indeed needs a statue

Sir, Prof. AVN’s article “Remembering Dewan C.V. Rangacharlu” with the editorial note is most welcome (SOM dated June 19). I had met a close relative of Rangacharlu fifty years back in Hyderabad who had expressed similar sentiments that was much needed to remember the late Dewan who introduced democratic representative assembly in the State and…

Burial of dead horse: Attention MRC
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Burial of dead horse: Attention MRC

Sir, The golfers at the Mysore Race Club’s (MRC) golf course are experiencing foul smell on some days. It is because the dead horses are buried on the periphery of the ground along the road connecting to Nanjangud road. Will the MRC avoid burial in the golf course and save the golfers from the stink?…

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