Tag: Devaraja Market

High Court quashes PIL against demolition of Devaraja Market
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High Court quashes PIL against demolition of Devaraja Market

August 10, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: The Karnataka High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition that raised concerns about Mysuru City Corporation’s (MCC) plan to demolish and reconstruct the 137-year-old Devaraja Market (built in 1886) due to its deteriorated condition. A Division Bench, headed by Chief Justice Prasanna B. Varale and Justice M.G.S. Kamal, issued the ruling…

Petitioners to question HC order in Supreme Court
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Petitioners to question HC order in Supreme Court

August 10, 2023

Expert professionals unavailable for scientific renovation, argues MCC in High Court Mysore/Mysuru: In response to the High Court’s (HC) verdict, Raja Chandra, a petitioner and a member of erstwhile Mysore royal family said, “The verdict contradicts public sentiment and goes against our aim of preserving Mysuru’s traditions by safeguarding the Market’s traditional style. However, despite…

Won’t allow Devaraja Market to be razed: Chamaraja MLA
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Won’t allow Devaraja Market to be razed: Chamaraja MLA

July 27, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: Chamaraja MLA K. Harishgowda, during his birthday celebration and felicitation ceremony organised by Devaraja Market Sneha Balaga in the Market premises on July 25, reassured the traders that he is committed to preserving the heritage structure of Devaraja Market and will take all necessary steps to ensure it is not demolished under any circumstances….

At Rs. 100 per kg, Tomato dents pocket
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At Rs. 100 per kg, Tomato dents pocket

July 5, 2023

The rate of vegetables and essential items in city markets go up Mysore/Mysuru: Amid the rising inflation cost, the common man especially in Mysuru is feeling heavier on the pocket, with the surge in prices of vegetables and essential commodities. The price of tomato has touched whopping Rs. 80 to Rs. 100 per kg against…

Chikkagadiyara stops ticking
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Chikkagadiyara stops ticking

May 16, 2023

Not repaired since about 6 months Mysore/Mysuru: The clock at the historic Dufferin Clock Tower (Chikkagadiyara) near Devaraja Market has stopped ticking since about six months and the public have expressed their anger on the officials concerned for not getting the clock repaired. They said that the clock had stopped showing time since five to…

Restore Devaraja Market, Lansdowne building: MGP, vendors stage silent stir near DC Office
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Restore Devaraja Market, Lansdowne building: MGP, vendors stage silent stir near DC Office

March 2, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: Demanding the restoration of heritage Lansdowne building and Devaraja Market in the city, members of Mysore Grahakara Parishat (MGP) along with like-minded individuals staged a silent protest at the park opposite Deputy Commissioner’s (DC) Office here this morning. The protesters, wearing green arm bands, held various placards in Kannada, exhorting the authorities to save…

280-kg swordfish attracts crowd at Devaraja Market
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280-kg swordfish attracts crowd at Devaraja Market

February 26, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: A giant swordfish arrived at the Devaraja Market last night and was a cynosure of all eyes this morning. The 280-kg fish arrived from Calicut and a huge crowd had gathered at the Market to have a glimpse of the giant fish. Ibrahim, who owns Sea Fish World at Devaraja Market where the swordfish…

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…

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