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Destination Devaraja Market
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Destination Devaraja Market

By N. Niranjan Nikam The Heritage City Mysuru is known for its Palaces and Stately public buildings. One such building is the Devaraja Market, which has captured the hearts of people of the city and the world for its design, planning and aesthetics. However, the authorities are thinking of bringing down this 130-year-old building and…

Five child labourers rescued from Devaraja Market
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Five child labourers rescued from Devaraja Market

Mysuru:  In an operation following a tip off from the public, officials attached to Child Helpline, along with Devaraja Police, have rescued five child labourers working in shops at Devaraja Market in city yesterday. The rescued five children, all aged below 14 years, were taken to K.R. Hospital for medical examination, following which they were…

Heritage Committee opposes demolition of Lansdowne Building, Devaraja Market
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Heritage Committee opposes demolition of Lansdowne Building, Devaraja Market

Mysuru: The Government-constituted Heritage Committee has opposed the demolition of Lansdowne Building and the Devaraja Market. Instead, it will recommend the end-to-end restoration of both the structures so that they can last for another 50 years or so. Interestingly, the Task Force constituted to ascertain the lifespan and feasibility of the conservation of the structures…

Mayor inaugurates public toilet at Boti Bazar
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Mayor inaugurates public toilet at Boti Bazar

Mysuru: Mayor M.J. Ravikumar inaugurated the new toilet at Boti Bazar close to Devaraja Market in the heart of the city yesterday. The new toilet has been built in 240 sq. ft. area after demolishing the old one. The new toilet has also a bathroom fitted with a solar water heating system, apart from latrines…

MCC to issue notices to 728 tenants of Devaraja Market next week
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MCC to issue notices to 728 tenants of Devaraja Market next week

Mysuru: The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has begun the process of evicting the tenants of the century-old and dilapidated Devaraja Market that will be reconstructed. Eviction notices are being prepared and will be issued to over 728 tenants next week. Though the rental agreements between the MCC and the tenants expired in 2003, the MCC…

Ambassadors advocate brands
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Ambassadors advocate brands

Mimicking consumer goods, particularly those that are patronised by their captive buyers in large numbers over extended periods of time, has been the time-honoured profession of street-smart entrepreneurs in the land. The south side entrance to the iconic Devaraja Market in Mysuru witnessing mobile vendors of imitation agarbathies of high-quality bearing brand names that earned…

Devaraja Market Reconstruction…
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Devaraja Market Reconstruction…

Traders, old-timers dread losing decades-old business! By S. Pushpavathi While the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is all set to demolish and rebuild the historic Devaraja Market following a recommendation from the Task Force for Quality Assurance in Public Works, traders in the century-old market are keeping their fingers crossed as they are not sure of…

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