SOM turns 46: MDJA fetes KBG

SOM turns 46: MDJA fetes KBG

February 21, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: City’s English eveninger ‘Star of Mysore’ celebrated its 46th anniversary on Feb. 16, 2023 by bringing out a 56-page Special Issue.

In appreciation of the paper’s achievement, the Mysuru District Journalists Association (MDJA) felicitated  ‘Star of Mysore’ and ‘Mysuru Mithra’ Founder-Editor K.B. Ganapathy (KBG) at a function held at Star of Mysore’ Office in Bannimantap yesterday.

‘SOM’ Managing Editor Vikram Muthanna and Executive Editor Meera Appaiah too were felicitated by MDJA President S.T. Ravikumar (RK), who is also the Chief Reporter of ‘SOM’ and ‘MM’ and MDJA General  Secretary M. Subramanya.

MDJA City Vice-President  M.S. Basavanna (Anurag Basavaraj), City Secretary P. Rangaswamy, Treasurer Nagesh Panathale, Executive Committee Member A. Krishnoji Rao, Rural Secretary M. Mahadeva, KUWJ State Executive Committee Member B. Raghavendra, ‘SOM’ Sub-Editor S. Kenneth Shishir, Photographer M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav and ‘MM’ Sub-Editor C. Kumar were present on the occasion.


Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 45 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.


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