Kalyani atop Chamundi Hill gets a new look
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Kalyani atop Chamundi Hill gets a new look

Mysuru:  Thanks to the effort of members of Yuva Brigade, Swachanda Mysore and other volunteers, the Kalyani near Devikere atop Chamundi Hill is all set to sport a new and clean look  to attract tourists.

About 50 members of Yuva Brigade, supported by volunteers embarked upon the elephantine task of cleaning the Kalyani this morning.

The shrubs on the so called boundary wall and on the steps leading down to the Kalyani were removed and cleaned.

The neglected state of the Kalyani near Devikere atop Chamundi Hill in city before
clean up.

About five-feet deep blackish dirty stagnated water lying in the pond was pumped out using a diesel pump. The huge silt accumulated at the base was also removed which also had two carcasses of monkeys.

The ground water entry point in the pond was cleared of weeds and obstructions.

The joy of the volunteers knew no bounds when fresh water trying to seep through the crevices was noticed thus paying rich dividends for the  arduous toil.

The volunteers realigned the stones on the boundary wall. The dilapidated railings of the barricade of the Kalyani will also be repaired. The boundary wall will be painted.

Once upon a time, the water from the Kalyani was said to have been used in temples atop the Hill and constant neglect perhaps had driven the pond to a very bad state.

Yuva Brigade District Convenor S. Chandrashekar, Members Basavaraj, Lingaraj, Mahendra, Swachanda Mysore’s Prashant, Ganesh and others took part in the cleaning task.

May 27, 2018

8 COMMENTS ON THIS POST To “Kalyani atop Chamundi Hill gets a new look”

  1. Ningaraju says:

    ಧನ್ಯವಾದಗಳು ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ಆಪ್ ಮೈಸೂರು ನಿಮ್ಮ ಈ ಪ್ರೋತ್ಸಾಹ ನಮ್ಮ ತಂಡದ ಜೊತೆಗೆ ಈಗೆ ಇರಲಿ ಮತ್ತಷ್ಟು ಹೆಚ್ಚಿನ ಕೆಲಸ ಮಾಡುವುದಕ್ಕೆ ನಿಮ್ಮ ಬೆಂಬಲ ಅತ್ಯಗತ್ಯ….ನಿಂಗರಾಜು ಯುವ ಬ್ರಿಗೇಡ್ ಮೈಸೂರು

  2. Aiyanna N K says:

    Wow great work which has paid results and hope this will be maintained well by the authorities . Can’t understand why the temple authorities didn’t do the needful earlier

  3. Raghavendra says:

    Well done. Great work.

  4. Krishna Rao says:

    Kudos,wonderful boys. Let their tribe increase

  5. Sanjay says:

    Hats off to Yuva brigade, Temple authorities with huge funds should up keep this kalyani. It’s our heritage.

  6. Arun S says:

    Yuva brigade ge Jai..

  7. Anantha Raju says:

    Thanks n well done n almighty Goddess will bless you all

  8. Sir,
    It is heartening to see the volunteers restoring the Kalyani. They must be congratulated and celebrated. It is beyond me to understand the temple authorities, with plenty of money in their coffers, did not think to restore the Kalyani.

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