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Heritage Laid Bare: The crumbling Lansdowne Building
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Heritage Laid Bare: The crumbling Lansdowne Building

February 2, 2019

By Gouri Satya, Sr.Journalist At its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 29, the Mysuru City Corporation resolved to demolish two heritage structures of the city — Devaraja Market and the Lansdowne Building, the structures that are in their own way, testimony to the illustrious history of this Heritage City. And without which the sobriquet ‘Heritage…

MCC move to demolish Lansdowne Building, Devaraja Market
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MCC move to demolish Lansdowne Building, Devaraja Market

January 31, 2019

We will lose Heritage City tag, warns expert Mysuru:  The Mysuru City Corporation’s (MCC) move to recommend the pulling down of the iconic Lansdowne Building and Devaraja Market has met with severe opposition from various quarters. The MCC has resolved to reconstruct commercial complexes after demolition and has decided to write to the State Government…

Devaraja Market, Lansdowne Building to be razed
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Devaraja Market, Lansdowne Building to be razed

January 30, 2019

MCC Council approves decision; sends recommendation to Govt. Mysuru: The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Council, yesterday resolved to recommend to the State Government to demolish and rebuild the iconic Lansdowne Building and Devaraja Market during the Council meeting held at the Old Council Hall of the MCC which was chaired by Mayor Pushpalatha Jagannath. It…

“Don’t demolish Devaraja Market, Lansdowne Building”
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“Don’t demolish Devaraja Market, Lansdowne Building”

November 16, 2018

Mysuru:  The Government-Constituted Heritage Committee to ascertain the lifespan of heritage structures and their conservation has recommended the State Government not to demolish the historic Lansdowne Building and Devaraja Market in Mysuru. The final report in this regard was submitted to Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G Sankar, who is also the Chairman of the Committee, on…

DC inspects Lansdowne, Devaraja Market buildings
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DC inspects Lansdowne, Devaraja Market buildings

November 14, 2018

Mysuru:  There are two most important heritage landmarks in the heart of the city — Lansdowne Building and Devaraja Market — and that are lying in a dilapidated condition and neither the District Administration nor the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has taken any concrete steps so far to restore or rebuild the structures. However, yesterday…

Stink around Lansdowne Building irks MLA
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Stink around Lansdowne Building irks MLA

October 7, 2018

Mysuru: Chamaraja MLA L. Nagendra visited the Lansdowne Building area recently and directed the officials from Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) to provide water and underground connections to the toilets there. The MLA was on a padayatra in Ward 23 that comes under his Constituency and was appalled by the state of affairs around the Lansdowne…

The neglected filthy road behind Lansdowne Building
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The neglected filthy road behind Lansdowne Building

June 28, 2018

The road behind Lansdowne Building which has become filthy and neglected is crying for attention. The road has become a place for the public to answer nature call and sewage water is flowing on the road which is emanating foul smell. Though there are shops on the road, there are no proper street lights and…

Heritage Committee opposes demolition of Lansdowne Building, Devaraja Market
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Heritage Committee opposes demolition of Lansdowne Building, Devaraja Market

February 24, 2018

Mysuru: The Government-constituted Heritage Committee has opposed the demolition of Lansdowne Building and the Devaraja Market. Instead, it will recommend the end-to-end restoration of both the structures so that they can last for another 50 years or so. Interestingly, the Task Force constituted to ascertain the lifespan and feasibility of the conservation of the structures…

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