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

February 18, 2019

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

February 18, 2019

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

February 15, 2019

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

February 13, 2019

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…

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

February 9, 2019

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…

Yaduveer unhappy with MCC’s decision to raze heritage structures
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Yaduveer unhappy with MCC’s decision to raze heritage structures

February 6, 2019

Mysuru: Expressing displeasure over the Mysuru City Corporation’s move to raze heritage structures Devaraja Market and Lansdowne buildings, titular head of the Mysore royal family, Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar has said that the recommendation of the MCC Council is extremely disturbing. Reacting to the controversial decision of MCC in his official Facebook page,  Yaduveer said,…

‘Decision on restoration of Lansdowne Building, Devaraja Market after discussion with CM’
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‘Decision on restoration of Lansdowne Building, Devaraja Market after discussion with CM’

February 5, 2019

Minister G.T. Devegowda assures Heritage Panel experts Mysuru: The decision to raze the heritage structures of Lansdowne Building and Devaraja Market or to preserve it will be taken after holding consultations with Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, said Higher Education and District Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD). GTD held a meeting with the members of the Heritage…

MCC’s move to pull down Devaraja Market, Lansdowne Building: Devaraja Market Tenants oppose demolition
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MCC’s move to pull down Devaraja Market, Lansdowne Building: Devaraja Market Tenants oppose demolition

February 4, 2019

Mysuru: A meeting held in city yesterday called for restoration and renovation of Lansdowne Building and Devaraja Market instead of demolition. Participants took objection to the move by Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) to recommend the pulling down the iconic Lansdowne Building and Devaraja Market. The meeting was organised by Devaraja Market Tenants’ Association and Lansdowne…

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