Tag: Chamundi Hill Ropeway Project

Why we should oppose Chamundi Hill ropeway?
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Why we should oppose Chamundi Hill ropeway?

March 9, 2022

Will the ropeway reduce vehicular traffic? No Will tourists pay for a limited scenic ride? No Is the project economically viable? No Will it disrupt sensitive ecosystem? Yes Will it destroy spiritual environment? Yes Is it destined to be an eyesore finally? Yes By Bhamy V. Shenoy Ever since the Karnataka Government has approved the…

Ropeway needed ?
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Ropeway needed ?

July 24, 2021

A few days ago Minister for Tourism, Environment and Ecology C.P. Yogeeshwar directed the Department officials to draw a plan of action for the Chamundi Hill ropeway project.  And with that the scarring of Chamundi Hill begins, again. In 2019, there was a landslide on Chamundi Hill. About 50 ft. of road connecting the Nandi…

Chamundi Hill Ropeway talk again

Chamundi Hill Ropeway talk again

July 20, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The State Government will go ahead with the ambitious ropeway project at Chamundi Hill amidst stiff opposition from Green groups who are up in arms against the project as they fear that the project will not only spoil the environment but also disturb the sanctity of the religious destination.  Minister for Tourism, Environment and…

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