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Can you imagine building a house for just Rs. 5,000?
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Can you imagine building a house for just Rs. 5,000?

November 21, 2021

By Gouri Satya, Sr. Journalist [Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav] Can a decent living house be built by spending just Rs. 5,000? One may deride such a proposal or may mock such a project. But this was proved possible in Mysuru during the reign of Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar. What’s more, these model houses are continuing…

He builds an Agrahara, makes his house a temple
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He builds an Agrahara, makes his house a temple

August 8, 2021

By Gouri Satya, Sr. Journalist A look at the growth of Mysuru reveals an interesting feature of how the city expanded from Agraharas and Keris to Mohallas, Purams and Extensions. Initially, it was the construction of just one road with a few houses and as the population began to rise, construction of Mohallas, Purams and…

Chain snatched in city
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Chain snatched in city

July 14, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Bike-borne miscreants have snatched a gold chain from a 47-year-old woman near Agrahara in city yesterday night. The woman, who lost her gold chain, is Manjula, a resident of Paduvarahalli in city. Manjula, who had come to Agrahara on some work, was walking near Uttaradi Mutt, when two persons on a bike from behind,…

Biker fractures hand in stray dogs attack
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Biker fractures hand in stray dogs attack

December 14, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A youth was injured when his two-wheeler hit a barricade while trying to escape from a pack of stray dogs at Agrahara in city on Thursday night. Akash Gowda, son of Nagamani, a resident of 18th Cross, Ramanuja Road is the injured person. The incident took place while he was returning home from work…

Gold chain snatched in city
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Gold chain snatched in city

August 19, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Miscreants on a scooter have snatched a gold chain from a woman on Seetharamarao Road in Agrahara here on Monday night. The woman, who lost her gold chain, is Suchitra, a resident of Seetharamarao Road. On Monday night at about 9.30, Suchitra was taking her pet dog for a walk when two miscreants on…

‘Guru Rayara Mahimegalu’ book released
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‘Guru Rayara Mahimegalu’ book released

August 10, 2020

‘Guru Rayara Mahimegalu,’ a collection of Sri Guru Raghavendraswamy history penned by S. Nagaraja, was released at the 101 Ganapati Temple near Agrahara in city recently. Seen in the picture are (from left) Social Worker K. Raghuram Vajpayee, Kannada Sahitya Parishat Mysuru District President Dr. Y.D. Rajanna, writer and publisher S. Nagaraja, District Kannada Sahitya…

Peepal tree translocated from  Agrahara to RIE campus
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Peepal tree translocated from Agrahara to RIE campus

December 2, 2019

Mysuru: Translocation of trees is an often performed task now considering the value of trees. Instead of cutting trees, they are translocated from one place to another along with roots.  Mysuru city was a witness to one such translocation of a 30-foot-long peepal tree from Agrahara Circle to the sprawling campus of Regional Institute of…

MLA Ramdas launches installation of signboards in Agrahara
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MLA Ramdas launches installation of signboards in Agrahara

November 18, 2019

Mysuru: The work of installing signboards to roads in Agrahara coming under Ward 51 of KR Constituency was launched by MLA S.A. Ramdas yesterday. Speaking on the occasion, Ramdas contended that Agrahara was the biggest extension in KR Constituency.  He opined that lack of signboards was posing a hindrance for people to locate any address…

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