Tag: Mysuru District Administration

Valmiki Jayanti celebrated in city
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Valmiki Jayanti celebrated in city

October 20, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The District Administration, in association with Zilla Panchayat (ZP), ST Welfare Department and Nayaka Community Associations had organised Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti celebrations at the Kiru Rangamandira in Kalamandira premises here this morning. The celebration was kept simple with no procession and cultural events owing to the pandemic. Chamundeshwari MLA G.T. Devegowda (GTD) inaugurated the…

Royal family invited for Dasara
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Royal family invited for Dasara

October 6, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru District Administration officially extended a formal invite to Pramoda Devi Wadiyar of the erstwhile Mysore royal family to the Dasara festivities that begin from tomorrow (Oct. 7). District Minister S.T. Somashekar led a delegation to the Mysore Palace yesterday and felicitated her before seeking her support and cooperation in organising the festivities. Others…

Regularisation of unauthorised temples: MLA Ramdas to move Private Member’s Bill
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Regularisation of unauthorised temples: MLA Ramdas to move Private Member’s Bill

September 19, 2021

Govt. to reconstruct Huchhagani Temple Mysore/Mysuru: While criticism is heaped on the BJP Government for allowing the demolition of centuries-old Huchhagani Adishakti Mahadevamma Temple in Nanjangud and the Government representatives actively countering the attack blaming the fiasco on the official machinery, party MLA S.A. Ramdas has decided to move a Private Member’s Bill in the…

Officers misread SC order on religious structures: MP
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Officers misread SC order on religious structures: MP

September 17, 2021

Pratap Simha shifts blame on Nanjangud Tahsildar; defends BJP Government Mysore/Mysuru: The demolition of centuries-old Mahadevamma Temple at Huchhagani village in Nanjangud taluk has sparked a major controversy pitting the State Government against the Mysuru District Administration.  After the video of the demolition went viral on social media, several politicians from different political parties registered…

Govt. puts brakes on Temple demolitions
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Govt. puts brakes on Temple demolitions

September 15, 2021

Contentious issue to be discussed exclusively in Cabinet: CM Bengaluru: After facing severe criticism, the State Government yesterday reached a decision to put brakes on the implementation of the Supreme Court (SC) order, asking the District Administrations to demolish religious structures which are causing hardships to people at public places. Revenue Minister R. Ashoka said…

No demolition of places of worship for now, says DC
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No demolition of places of worship for now, says DC

September 14, 2021

‘Status quo will be maintained till further orders’ Mysore/Mysuru: As the move of Mysuru District Administration and the Mysuru City Corporation’s (MCC) to demolish over 93 identified illegal religious structures at public places became a major controversy attracting the State Government’s attention, Mysuru Deputy Commissioner (DC) Dr. Bagadi Gautham has said that the demolition drive…

CM to halt demolition of religious structures: MP
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CM to halt demolition of religious structures: MP

September 13, 2021

Mysuru Officers have misread SC order, says Pratap Simha  Mysore/Mysuru: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai will intervene and direct the Mysuru District Administration to halt the demolition of religious structures and withdraw its list of 93 structures in public places that are set to be razed. There will be no more demolitions in Mysuru giving the…

‘Demolition of religious structures unscientific’
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‘Demolition of religious structures unscientific’

September 13, 2021

Senior advocate O. Sham Bhat urges CM to withdraw order  Outrightly razing structures violates Supreme Court orders Mysore/Mysuru: Noted senior advocate from Mysuru, O. Sham Bhat has urged Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to withdraw the order to demolish religious structures as it is unscientific and would hurt the religious sentiments of people and the devout. …

Demolition of illegal religious structures: Controversy erupts as leaders raise voice
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Demolition of illegal religious structures: Controversy erupts as leaders raise voice

September 12, 2021

Siddharamaiah, Pratap Simha, G.T. Devegowda speak against move Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru District Administration and the Mysuru City Corporation’s (MCC) move to demolish over 93 identified illegal religious structures at public places including roads, junctions and parks has snowballed into a major controversy with leaders from all political parties taking objection to the move. In August,…

VHP protests against demolition of religious structures
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VHP protests against demolition of religious structures

September 12, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Accusing the District administration of targeting only temples during the drives for demolishing places of worship built illegally at public places, activists of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) staged a demonstration in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office here yesterday. Contending that the Supreme Court in its order has clearly said that the demolition should…

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