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Rs. 9.96 crore needed to restore Chamundi Hill
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Rs. 9.96 crore needed to restore Chamundi Hill

December 23, 2021

Bengaluru: After visiting the Chamundi Hill and assessing the damages caused by a couple of landslides due to incessant rains and after obtaining an estimate from his Department, Public Works (PWD) Minister C.C. Patil has said that Rs. 9.96 crore would be needed to restore the damaged portions. Making an announcement in the Legislature session…

Signature campaign launched to Save Chamundi Hill
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Signature campaign launched to Save Chamundi Hill

December 11, 2021

One can sign at Dr. Rajkumar flag post near K.R. Circle; 10 am to 5 pm Mysore/Mysuru: A seven-day signature campaign to press for the protection of Chamundi Hill as a religious place and not as a tourist destination was launched on Dec. 9. The campaign also asked the Government to ban the movement of…

7,000 signatures in two days; need for more awareness
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7,000 signatures in two days; need for more awareness

December 11, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The Save Chamundi Hill signature campaign has got over 7,000 signatures in two days and a majority of the signatories are college students and youths who are aware of the mindless destruction. “But looking at the response of people, we felt that more awareness is needed to save the Hill. We have a long…

Hill cleaning drive marks Intl. Volunteers Day
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Hill cleaning drive marks Intl. Volunteers Day

December 11, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: As part of International Volunteers’ Day, a cleaning campaign was conducted at Chamundi Hill last Sunday in which college students and volunteers of various organisations took part. The cleaning campaign was jointly organised by Youth for Seva and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in which students of ATME College, NIE and Yuvaraja’s College…

Protecting Chamundi Hill: Out-of-Box Ideas
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Protecting Chamundi Hill: Out-of-Box Ideas

December 4, 2021

Three days ago, on December 1st, the Technical Committee of the Institution of Engineers (India) met the Mysuru DC and submitted a fantastic recommendation. The Committee recommended that the 1.4-kilometre stretch of road between the Nandi Statue and Chamundi Hill View Point, prone to landslides, be converted into a trekking path. Now, while at it,…

Massive landslides atop Chamundi Hill: Convert Nandi Statue road into trekking path
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Massive landslides atop Chamundi Hill: Convert Nandi Statue road into trekking path

December 1, 2021

Technical Committee of Institution of Engineers comes up with feasible recommendations Mysore/Mysuru: The Technical Committee of the Institution of Engineers (India), Mysuru Local Centre, constituted to assess the damages to the Chamundi Hill road linking the View Point and the Nandi Statue has recommended to the District Administration to abandon the road for vehicular traffic…

‘B Kharab’ land row at foot of Chamundi Hill: SC dismisses State’s review petition
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‘B Kharab’ land row at foot of Chamundi Hill: SC dismisses State’s review petition

November 26, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed a review petition by the Karnataka Government against a High Court’s judgement proclaimed on Dec. 15, 2020 which declared the ownership of 1561.31 acres of prime land at Kurubarahalli of Mysuru Taluk Kasaba Hobli, Alanahalli and Chowdalli in favour of the erstwhile Mysore royal family. The State Government…

Save Chamundi Hill: Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa writes to PM
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Save Chamundi Hill: Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa writes to PM

November 23, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Even as concerned citizens of our city and the NGO, Mysore Grahakara Parishat  (MGP) are engaged in a campaign to save the natural beauty of the Chamundi Hill from various construction activities, including the Central Government’s proposed PRASHAD Scheme, as a last resort, the renowned writer and novelist Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa has written a…

Mahabhisheka for Nandi Statue atop Chamundi Hill
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Mahabhisheka for Nandi Statue atop Chamundi Hill

November 21, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The colossal monolith Nandi Statue, located mid-way on the Mysuru city-Chamundi Hill Road, was this morning bathed in more than 38 sacred herbs and flowers, including milk, honey, sugarcane juice, curds, ghee, payasam, sacred ash, dry fruits, tender coconut water, sandalwood, kumkum, turmeric, rice flour, banana and other fruits as devotees performed ‘Mahabhisheka.’ The…

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