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Heavy festival rush  at Devaraja Market
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Heavy festival rush at Devaraja Market

Prices of flowers, fruits skyrocket on Ugadi eve Mysuru: There was heavy rush at the more than a hundred-year-old Devaraja Market with hardly any moving space with people falling over one another to make purchases of fresh fruits, flowers and vegetables for the Ugadi festival tomorrow (Apr.6). This is that time of the year with…

Shop gutted at Devaraja Market
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Shop gutted at Devaraja Market

Mysuru: A shop selling kitchen tools such as knives, machete, tava, coconut scraper and other such tools was gutted at Devaraja Market here early this morning. It is learnt that the shop located near the flower stalls, is owned by one Sadiq. Fire was noticed by the flower traders, who immediately informed Sadiq and also…

Chief Minister Inspects Devaraja Market
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Chief Minister Inspects Devaraja Market

Mysuru: Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy today categorically stated that the decision to preserve or raze the Devaraja Market and Lansdowne buildings will be taken only after holding a meeting with all the stakeholders. The Chief Minister, who reached Dhanvanthri Road around 10 am, began the inspection of the Market from the North Gate entrance arch…

MCC’s move on two historic buildings: Furore on Facebook
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MCC’s move on two historic buildings: Furore on Facebook

By Gouri Satya,  Sr.Journalist The decision of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) to knock-down the two historic buildings — the Lansdowne Building and the Devaraja Market — has resulted in immense consternation on the social media platform with many netizens expressing their condemnation of the decision taken by the MCC without consulting the stakeholders or expert…

Yaduveer bats for saving Lansdowne, Devaraja Market buildings
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Yaduveer bats for saving Lansdowne, Devaraja Market buildings

Mysuru:  Strongly objecting to the MCC’s decision to raze down Lansdowne and Devaraja Market buildings in the city, titular head of the Mysore Royal Family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar has said that there will be no heritage buildings left in the city, if the authorities raze heritage structures one by one. Speaking to press-persons after…

MCC move to raze Lansdowne Building, Devaraja Market
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MCC move to raze Lansdowne Building, Devaraja Market

Heritage panel writes to Chief Secretary opposing demolition Mysuru: Members of the State Government-appointed Heritage Expert Committee (HEC) have written to State Chief Secretary T.M. Vijay Bhaskar opposing the Mysuru City Corporation’s move to demolish Devaraja Market and Lansdowne Building and pave way for new commercial complexes. The members have opined that the MCC’s move…

Yaduveer visits Devaraja Market, Lansdowne Building
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Yaduveer visits Devaraja Market, Lansdowne Building

Lends support for the cause of saving both heritage structures Mysuru: The revival of the two heritage structures — Devaraja Market and Lansdowne Building — which were to be demolished following the decision in the Mysuru City Corporation, got a boost with the titular head of Mysore Royal Family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar lending his…

Yaduveer bats for restoration of Lansdowne, Devaraja Market buildings
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Yaduveer bats for restoration of Lansdowne, Devaraja Market buildings

Mysuru: The titular head of the Mysore Royal Family, Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar has reiterated his demand of restoring Lansdowne and Devaraja Market buildings in city. The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) had recently recommended the Government to demolish and rebuild the two heritage structures. Speaking to presspersons at the Palace premises here yesterday, Yaduveer said…

Ex-Tahsildar bats for reconstruction of Lansdowne, Devaraja Market Buildings
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Ex-Tahsildar bats for reconstruction of Lansdowne, Devaraja Market Buildings

Mysuru: Retired Tahsildar and SOM’s sister concern ‘Mysooru Mithra’ Columnist Dr. V. Ranganath has endorsed the Mysuru City Corporation’s (MCC) decision for demolition and  reconstruction of heritage Lansdowne and Devaraja Market buildings in the city. Speaking to SOM, Dr. Ranganath said that he welcomes the MCC’s decision to reconstruct the two heritage buildings, while retaining…

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