Tag: MLA S.R. Mahesh

Royalty sells: Our Tourism Minister takes baby steps
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Royalty sells: Our Tourism Minister takes baby steps

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC I had resigned myself to witness the repetition of the same old Dasara procession this year too as the State Government had appointed the same old Committees and the same themes were being discussed with some cosmetic changes. But surprise, surprise, our Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh has sprung…

Ego & Political Blindness
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Ego & Political Blindness

Our Defence Minister visited Kodagu district to take stock of the situation and see how the Defence personnel were performing. Unfortunately, her visit became more about her ego than about Kodagu disaster. By now we all know about Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s outburst at the press conference. But what caused this? It seems, when the…

A Trojan Horse called Botanical Garden
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A Trojan Horse called Botanical Garden

Mysore Race Course (MRC) is a very important and unique heritage institution of Mysuru city. How many cities in our country can boast of a Race Course? It would be highly myopic to perceive horse-racing purely from the point of view of betting or as a wager or a social evil. Wherever racing is practiced,…

Handover Aquarium to Mysuru Zoo: Minister S.R. Mahesh tells MCC
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Handover Aquarium to Mysuru Zoo: Minister S.R. Mahesh tells MCC

Mysuru: The Aquarium near the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popular as Mysuru Zoo, half-built by the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) will be handed over to the Zoo for refurbishing and maintenance. The aquarium structure, built at a cost of Rs. 3 crore, is lying in a state of neglect now and has become a place…

MRC Stables: Minister extends deadline by three months
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MRC Stables: Minister extends deadline by three months

Mysuru: Following the deadline given to Mysore Race Course (MRC) authorities to clear all illegal structures coming to an end yesterday, Tourism and Sericulture Minister S.R. Mahesh, inspected the MRC premises this morning to know if his directives were met. During his inspection, the Minister found many illegal structures such as temporary shelters built for…

Tent Tourism
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Tent Tourism

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…

Stable row: Minister to inspect MRC tomorrow
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Stable row: Minister to inspect MRC tomorrow

Mysuru: Tourism and Sericulture Minister S.R. Mahesh will visit the Mysore Race Course, run and managed by the Mysore Race Club (MRC) tomorrow at 8 am to inspect the areas where horse stables and sheds existed earlier. Based on the Minister’s order, the MRC authorities cleared the sheds that were spoiling the beauty of the…

Tourism Minister plans new look to Brindavan Gardens at KRS
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Tourism Minister plans new look to Brindavan Gardens at KRS

Mysuru: Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh has announced that the Brindavan Gardens at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam will be developed and he has already spoken to Water Resources Minister D.K. Shivakumar to give a new look to the popular tourist destination. Speaking to reporters during an interaction organised by Mysuru District Journalists Association (MDJA) at…

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