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Lalitha Mahal Palace Arch Gate: History Neglected
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Lalitha Mahal Palace Arch Gate: History Neglected

July 11, 2019

Mysuru: Most of the tourists coming to Mysuru visit the Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel and spend time in photographing its magnificent interiors, staircases, chandeliers and a host of other icons from the past. Some of them shell out thousands of dollars to stay in the hotel to experience royalty etched in every bit and every…

Privatise Lalitha Mahal Hotel
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Privatise Lalitha Mahal Hotel

June 27, 2019

…but ensure it is given to Taj Group or Welcome Group to save its Heritage character and fame By N.K.A. Ballal,  Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel, the snob hotel of Mysuru, is in news again. This palatial hotel, consisting of 54 rooms, was handed over to ITDC in 1971. One of the…

Tent Tourism
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Tent Tourism

June 30, 2018

Hundreds of illuminated tents to be pitched in front of Lalitha Mahal Palace this Dasara, says Tourism Minister Mysuru: The Heritage City of Mysuru will soon be counted among the most sought-after places for ‘Tent Tourism’ in India as the State Government has plans to develop such tourism in Mysuru in front of the iconic…

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More on Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel

April 9, 2018

After reading the article by N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC, on the Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel run by ITDC, now being handed over to the State Government which in turn has given it to the State-owned Jungle Lodges and Resorts Ltd., which in turn is likely to call a global tender to take over…

Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel and an old memory…
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Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel and an old memory…

April 7, 2018

The impact and purpose of a poem or a writing on a subject like obituary or the closure of an institution that has served the people for many years, leaving a legacy of its own, can never be underestimated. Writing on such subjects is not easy and only a versatile writer can bring out the…

Au revoir, time to say goodbye to an era -2
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Au revoir, time to say goodbye to an era -2

April 6, 2018

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC [Continued from yesterday] The fame of Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel started spreading so much that it became a matter of prestige to get a posting at this hotel! Ultimately in the nineties, I was brought back to this hotel as  General Manager, a matter of great pride for…

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