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Devotees throng Hill Temple
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Devotees throng Hill Temple

August 3, 2021

Last Tuesday of Ashada month Mysore/Mysuru: Today, Aug. 3 being the last Tuesday of the auspicious month of Ashada, nearly 10,000 devotees thronged Sri Chamundeshwari Temple atop Chamundi Hill in city to have a Darshan of the Goddess.  It is for the first time during this year’s Ashada month that such a crowd is being…

‘Let Chamundi Hill be a Bio-diversity Zone’
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‘Let Chamundi Hill be a Bio-diversity Zone’

July 25, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Karnataka Bio-diversity Board Chairman Ananth Hegde Ashishara has directed the authorities to develop Chamundi Hill into a heritage Bio-diversity Zone. He was speaking at a programme organised as part of Bio-diversity Day at the Zilla Panchayat (ZP) Hall here on Thursday. Stressing on the need for coming up with a sustained greenery project for…

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 temple shut for devotees on public holidays too
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Chamundi Hill temple shut for devotees on public holidays too

July 23, 2021

MysoreMysuru: Following a Government direction in the wake of COVID-19 crisis, Deputy Commissioner Dr. Bagadi Gautham has ordered a ban on devotees visiting Chamundi Hill temple, Chamundi Hill and Jwala Tripura Sundariamma temple at Uttanahalli in the taluk on Amavasya Day (New Moon Day), Fridays, Chamundi Vardhanti Day, all Saturdays and Sundays and public holidays…

Pandemic shadow on second Ashada Friday
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Pandemic shadow on second Ashada Friday

July 23, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The COVID-19 crisis continued to cast its shadow on the second Ashada Friday too, with the District Administration banning entry of devotees either by road or through steps to Chamundi Hill. In normal times, devotees from the city and across the State, used to throng the temple throughout the day in thousands on Ashada…

Chamundi Hill Ropeway talk again
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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…

VVIPs entry to Hill Temple on Ashada Friday: DC clarifies
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VVIPs entry to Hill Temple on Ashada Friday: DC clarifies

July 18, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Following a news item titled ‘First Ashada Friday 2021: Only VVIPs have darshan of Goddess; All other devotees banned; Police keep strict vigil at gates, steps’ published in Star of Mysore dated July 16, Mysuru Deputy Commissioner Dr. Bagadi Gautham has clarified that only those VVIPs who have protocols either from the Centre or…

Human mind is more polluted than environment
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Human mind is more polluted than environment

July 16, 2021

Writer Bannur K. Raju launches cleanliness drive at Chamundi Hill Mysore/Mysuru: “Human mind is more polluted than air, water and food,” opined writer Bannur K. Raju.  Speaking after launching the cleanliness drive organised by Sir M. Visveswaraya Plumbing and Drainage Workers Welfare Association at the foot of Chamundi Hill on Wednesday, he said, “People should always work…

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