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Save Devaraja Market, Lansdowne Building: Signature campaign launched against demolition
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Save Devaraja Market, Lansdowne Building: Signature campaign launched against demolition

July 20, 2021

Heritage expert says conservation possible Mysore/Mysuru: Heritage enthusiasts today launched ‘Save Heritage Signature Campaign‘ following the recent announcement made by Urban Development Minister Byrathi Basavaraj that two heritage structures — Devaraja Market and Lansdowne Building — will be demolished and rebuilt at an estimated cost of Rs.145 crore. Prof. N.S. Rangaraju, Member, Mysuru Heritage Committee…

DEMOLISH, REBUILD Devaraja Market & Lansdowne Building
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DEMOLISH, REBUILD Devaraja Market & Lansdowne Building

July 16, 2021

Urban Development Minister earmarks Rs. 100 crore for Devaraja Market Rs. 45 crore for Lansdowne Building; Final decision in two months Mysore/Mysuru: Ending years of controversy surrounding two iconic structures of Mysuru City, Urban Development Minister Byrathi Basavaraj today announced that both Lansdowne Building and Devaraja Market will be demolished and reconstructed in its original…

Dilapidated Lansdowne, Devaraja Market turn ‘sight-seeing’ for netas
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Dilapidated Lansdowne, Devaraja Market turn ‘sight-seeing’ for netas

July 16, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The dilapidated Lansdowne Building and Devaraja Market have found its place in the list of must-visit tourist spots in Mysuru. While a portion of the century-old Lansdowne Building caved in August 2012 claiming four lives, the northern side entrance of the heritage Devaraja Market collapsed in August 2016. Luckily none was injured in this…

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Eyesores Galore in Mysore !

July 4, 2021

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD We Mysureans take a great deal of pride in the beauty and the rich heritage of our city, much of which has been very carefully hand-crafted by a very far-sighted royalty. Almost anything and everything we see here in Namma Mysuru is unique and markedly different from what we…

Miscreants set fire to garbage dump in Lansdowne Building
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Miscreants set fire to garbage dump in Lansdowne Building

May 24, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Tension prevailed for some time at the dilapidated and shut Lansdowne Building when the public noticed fire at one of the shops in the ground floor yesterday morning. It is suspected that miscreants had allegedly lit fire to a garbage pile, which resulted in the garbage burning for more than an hour. Devaraja Traffic…

Tale of two heritage buildings: To reconstruct or restore ?
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Tale of two heritage buildings: To reconstruct or restore ?

February 4, 2021

By K.B. Ganapathy, Senior journalist It was really a welcome move by our Chamaraja MLA L. Nagendra, who raised an important issue in the State Legislative Assembly over the crumbling 137-year-old Devaraja Market and the 129-year-old Lansdowne Building (refer news item titled ‘Restoration of Lansdowne Building, Devaraja Market after Court’s verdict’ in Star of Mysore…

Restoration of Lansdowne Building, Devaraja Market after Court’s verdict
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Restoration of Lansdowne Building, Devaraja Market after Court’s verdict

February 3, 2021

Bengaluru: Urban Development Minister Byrathi Basavaraj said that restoration of 129-year-old Lansdowne Building and 137-year-old Devaraja Market in Mysuru will be taken up only after the receipt of report from the Special Heritage Committee as well as final orders of Karnataka High Court. He was answering to questions raised by Chamaraja MLA L.Nagendra on whether…

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