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Creator of Brindavan Gardens, a German Horticulturist G.H. Krumbiegel’s great granddaughter opposes Disneyland plan
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Creator of Brindavan Gardens, a German Horticulturist G.H. Krumbiegel’s great granddaughter opposes Disneyland plan

Mysuru: Alyia Phelps Gardiner Krumbiegel, great granddaughter of German Horticultural legend Gustav Hermann Krumbiegel who had designed the iconic Brindavan Gardens at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam, has taken serious exception to the State Government’s plan to develop the Brindavan Gardens on the lines of Disneyland in the US. Gustav Hermann Krumbiegel is credited…

An open letter to Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy
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An open letter to Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy

Dear Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, I read today with dismay that the iconic Brindavan Gardens is to be redeveloped on the lines of Disneyland USA. The dream project of the Mysore’s teenaged King, Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar was to construct a dam across the Cauvery for human benefit and he appointed Sir M. Visvesvaraya as the…

Disneyland at KRS: Minister asks officials to prepare blueprint
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Disneyland at KRS: Minister asks officials to prepare blueprint

Mandya: Following the announcement by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy in his Budget speech that the iconic Brindavan Gardens at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam will be developed on the lines of Disneyland in the US, Tourism and Sericulture Minister S.R. Mahesh visited the Dam site on Tuesday  and held preliminary discussion with officials. The CM…

Thousands of tourists throng KRS to watch the water spectacle
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Thousands of tourists throng KRS to watch the water spectacle

Mysuru: It is the monsoon season and after a long time the dams in the State are full. Krishnaraja Sagar Dam (KRS) near Mysuru and the Brindavan Gardens inside it, one of the most famous tourist attractions in the country, is filled with people from morning till evening throughout the week and on weekends, the…

Vatal Nagaraj visits KRS
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Vatal Nagaraj visits KRS

Mandy:  Kannada Chaluvali Vatal Paksha leader Vatal Nagaraj has urged Karnataka MPs to oppose the setting up of Cauvery Monitoring Board, claiming that it is against the interests of farming community. Speaking to press persons yesterday after offering special puja to River Cauvery at KRS by breaking 101 coconuts to celebrate the filling up of…

CM offers ‘bagina’ to Cauvery at KRS
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CM offers ‘bagina’ to Cauvery at KRS

Mysuru: Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, accompanied by his wife Anitha Kumaraswamy, Water Resources Minister D.K. Shivakumar, Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh, Higher Education Minister G.T. Devegowda, Minor Irrigation Minister C.S. Puttaraju and Transport Minister D.C. Thammanna, offered ‘bagina’ at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam last evening. It was his third ‘bagina’ at KRS after he…

Cauvery flows with glowing colours
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Cauvery flows with glowing colours

Though entry of visitors to Brindavan Gardens via the North Gate of KRS (from the old entrance) has been banned keeping safety of visitors in mind, the visitors are now treated with the Cauvery flowing with glowing colours as they are allowed to witness water being released from the South Gate near Cauvery Neeravari Nigam…

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