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Bakrid on June 17: Sheep Fair turns Millennium Circle busy
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Bakrid on June 17: Sheep Fair turns Millennium Circle busy

June 15, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Ahead of Bakrid festival celebrated by Muslims across the country on Monday (June 17), the Millennium Circle in front of LIC Divisional Office, Bannimantap in the city, is chock-a-block, with the people thronging to buy sheep. The traffic islands around the Circle have turned into a make-shift sheep fair, with the vendors including sheep-rearers,…

Medians ease traffic flow near Millennium Circle
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Medians ease traffic flow near Millennium Circle

May 23, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Frequent accidents and traffic jams at the junction of Millennium Circle (between LIC Office and St. Philomena’s College gate) have been minimised thanks to the installation of concrete medians by the Narasimharaja (NR) Traffic Police. This initiative has received significant appreciation from the public. Previously, motorists coming from the Subashnagar side would take a…

Replicas of howdah jumbos to adorn Millennium Circle
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Replicas of howdah jumbos to adorn Millennium Circle

February 28, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Commissioner G. Lakshmikantha Reddy has said, “LIC of India has come forward to develop and maintain Millennium Circle in front of its Divisional Office at Bannimantap in city.” The LIC Officers have submitted a proposal towards the development and maintenance of Millennium Circle, popular as LIC Circle on Mysuru-Bengaluru Road….

Millennium Circle in city turns a Sheep Fair
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Millennium Circle in city turns a Sheep Fair

July 9, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: With just a day left for the Bakrid festival, a variety of sheep have arrived from villages for a week and the busy Millennium Circle (LIC Circle) at Bannimantap has literally turned into a Sheep Fair. Bakrid is a ‘Festival of Sacrifice’ honouring the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act…

Landmark Millennium Circle turning out a Sheep Pen
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Landmark Millennium Circle turning out a Sheep Pen

August 1, 2019

Mysuru: Many readers have written to Star of Mysore about the busy LIC Circle near the Torchlight Parade Grounds on the busy Mysuru-Bengaluru Road turning into a sheep pen. “Lately I have observed that lot of sheep selling vendors gather there with their herd of animals and they have literally turned the spot into a…

MCC proposes shifting of sheep market to Torchlight Grounds
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MCC proposes shifting of sheep market to Torchlight Grounds

August 1, 2019

Mysuru: The landmark LIC Circle or the Millennium Circle will no longer be a place to sell sheep. Every Bakrid season, the area turns to a sheep pen with traders coming from far off villages to sell sheep and buyers haggling with them to buy the healthiest animal for a the best price.  The Mysuru…

Millennium Circle in Bannimantap turns Sheep Fair for few days
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Millennium Circle in Bannimantap turns Sheep Fair for few days

August 21, 2018

Mysuru: With just a day left for Bakrid festival and variety of sheep arriving from villages since a week, the very busy Millennium Circle (LIC Circle) in Bannimantap has literally turned into a Sheep Fair. As shepherds arrive in the afternoon with their livestock, brisk business is taking place from afternoon which goes on till…

MUDA seeks NRN’s help to develop Millennium Circle
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MUDA seeks NRN’s help to develop Millennium Circle

August 9, 2017

Mysuru: MUDA Chairman D. Dhruvakumar has sought the assistance of Infosys Co-founder N.R. Narayana Murthy (NRN) to develop the Millennium Circle in Bannimanatap here and also to install a statue of Kempananjammanni there. Dhruvakumar met Narayana Murthy at a function held at NIE here yesterday and placed his plea. He disclosed the press that Infosys…

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