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Destruction of Chamundi Hill Heritage: Hanging Environment and  Heritage with a Rope(way)
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Destruction of Chamundi Hill Heritage: Hanging Environment and Heritage with a Rope(way)

November 6, 2019

By Maj. Gen. S.G. Vombatkere Mysuru District in-Charge Minister V. Somanna has proposed construction of a Ropeway at Chamundi Hill. This proposal has already been made three times (2005, 2012, 2015) and dropped because of reasoned objections of the people of Mysuru, with public demonstrations, signature campaigns and letters to Chief Minister (CM) and other…

Mahabhishekha to Nandi Statue
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Mahabhishekha to Nandi Statue

November 4, 2019

Mysuru: The colossal Nandi Statue, located mid-way on Mysuru-Chamundi Hill Road, was this morning bathed in more than 49 sacred herbs and flowers, including milk, honey, cane juice, curds, ghee, payasam, sacred ash, dry fruits, tender coconut water, sandalwood, kumkum, turmeric, rice flour, banana and other fruits as devotees performed ‘Mahabhishekha.’ The event is being…

Chamundi Vana Nature Walk
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Chamundi Vana Nature Walk

November 3, 2019

A nature walk was organised this morning at Chamundi Vana (forest) on the right side of Chamundi Hill main entrance. The Chamundi Hill forest is an ancient one, which has a unique ecosystem with diverse plants and bird species. Dr. Arjun Prasad Tiwari, Scientist from Regional Museum and Natural History was the resource person who…

Full-fledged Police Station to come up at Chamundi Hill
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Full-fledged Police Station to come up at Chamundi Hill

November 2, 2019

Mysuru: A street along with food court and a full-fledged Police Station will come up next to the newly-built multi-level car parking complex atop the Chamundi Hill to accommodate vendors who have lost their shops in the demolition drive.  The proposal was announced by Mysuru District Minister V. Somanna during his inspection of the Hill…

Time to unburden Chamundi Hill?
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Time to unburden Chamundi Hill?

October 26, 2019

On Tuesday, there was a landslide on Chamundi Hill. About 50 ft. of road connecting Nandi Statue area to the View Point on Chamundi Hill main road broke off from the Hillside and slid to a depth of 22 feet. Works to rebuild the road are going on at a brisk pace but it has…

Chamundi Hill in Peril ?
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Chamundi Hill in Peril ?

October 25, 2019

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD With a little extra rain even our rock solid Chamundi Hill seems to be in some amount of danger going by the fairly disturbing landslide that occurred there three days ago. Since the rain that we have experienced in and around our city has not been above average, I…

Chamundi Hill retaining wall construction begins
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Chamundi Hill retaining wall construction begins

October 24, 2019

Mysore:  Following Tuesday’s landslide on a stretch of the Chamundi Hill road near Nandi statue atop the hill, works on the construction of a retaining wall at the spot began in full swing yesterday. The PWD Officials who visited the spot on Tuesday evening, began the works in right ernest on Wednesday morning. The retaining…

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