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Empty markets worry vendors
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Empty markets worry vendors

October 24, 2022

Devaraja Market, Chikkagadiyara only exceptions with moderate business for the festival of lights Mysore/Mysuru: Deepavali is the time when markets and streets are filled with buyers carrying bags of fruits, flowers, puja items, sweets and vegetables. But this morning’s marketplaces of Vani Vilas, Mandi and M.G. Road were empty with no buyers and desperate vendors…

Varamahalakshmi festival tomorrow: People throng Markets
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Varamahalakshmi festival tomorrow: People throng Markets

August 4, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Amidst intermittent rains, people thronged the city markets and also those in residential localities this morning, on the eve of Varamahalakshmi festival (Aug. 5), to purchase fruits, flowers, vegetables, puja articles, clothes, dress materials etc., to celebrate the first festival in the Shravana Month. Mahalakshmi is the Goddess of wealth, auspiciousness and prosperity. The…

Demolish & Reconstruct
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Demolish & Reconstruct

May 5, 2022

By V.N. Prasad Playing proverbial ‘PING – PONG’ with Lansdowne Building and Devaraja Market Regarding demolition or reconstruction of the dilapidated, heritage buildings of Devaraja Market and the Landsdowne Building, the “Costs Vs Risk Analyses’’ needs genuine intents.  Bold approach is essential for Engineers of the Government to submit analytically sound reports for the politicians…

Devaraja Market and Lansdowne buildings: ‘To be or not to be’ dilemma faced by the authorities
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Devaraja Market and Lansdowne buildings: ‘To be or not to be’ dilemma faced by the authorities

April 28, 2022

The Mysuru District Heritage Committee presided over by its Chairman Dr. Bagadi Gautham, who is also the Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Mysuru, took a very special and important decision in its meeting held on 14th of this month. The decision was to demolish over a hundred-year-old Devaraja Market building and the Lansdowne building, considered heritage…

Ex-Mayor bats for rebuilding Lansdowne, Devaraja Market buildings
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Ex-Mayor bats for rebuilding Lansdowne, Devaraja Market buildings

April 24, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Former Mayor Sandesh Swamy has opined that it is better to rebuild Lansdowne and Devaraja Market building instead of keeping them as ruins. He was responding to the confusions prevailing around the buildings whether they are to be renovated or to be rebuilt again after demolishing the existing structures. Sandesh Swamy said that Devaraja…

Fate of Devaraja Market, Lansdowne Building – Demolition not a right move: Pramoda Devi
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Fate of Devaraja Market, Lansdowne Building – Demolition not a right move: Pramoda Devi

April 22, 2022

‘Protests will not happen if public opinion is honoured’  Mysore/Mysuru: Reiterating her opposition to the demolition of Devaraja Market and Lansdowne building, member of erstwhile Mysore royal family Pramoda Devi Wadiyar this morning said that the demolition was not a right move and goes against public opinion. “Demolition does not hold good as Mysureans share…

Devaraja Market tenants oppose demolition move
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Devaraja Market tenants oppose demolition move

April 20, 2022

Market shut till 2 pm; occupants march till DC Office, voice their protest  Mysuru: The 125-year-old Devaraja Market, usually teeming with shopkeepers and shoppers from dawn to dusk every day, wore a deserted look this morning with trade coming to a grinding halt as the Market was shut in protest against the proposal to demolish…

‘Next they might say Mysore Palace must be demolished’
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‘Next they might say Mysore Palace must be demolished’

April 20, 2022

Yaduveer demands disbanding of Heritage Panel and formation of new one with real experts Mysuru: Mincing no words against the District Heritage Committee that has recommended the demolition of Devaraja Market and Lansdowne Building, titular head of erstwhile Mysore royal family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar — while launching a protest rally to save Devaraja Market…

Devaraja Market to close for half-a-day tomorrow
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Devaraja Market to close for half-a-day tomorrow

April 19, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Protesting against the Mysuru District Heritage Committee’s decision to demolish heritage Devaraja Market and Lansdowne Building, paving way for new ‘heritage like’ structures in their place, tenants of Devaraja Market have decided to close their shops for half-a-day tomorrow from 9.30 am to 1 pm. The tenants will take out a procession from Devaraja…

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