Tag: NALWADI KRISHNARAJA WADIYAR

Re-inventing history: Museum planned at KRS Dam site
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Re-inventing history: Museum planned at KRS Dam site

July 8, 2019

Statues of Nalwadi and Sir MV to be installed near entrance Srirangapatna: Every monsoon season, the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam is invariably or rather inevitably in the focus because if it is full to the brim, there is water for South Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. If it is not full, panic grips the entire…

Nameboards misspelt
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Nameboards misspelt

March 9, 2019

The beautifully designed Krishnaraja (KR) Boulevard is the pride of Mysuru built during the time of Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar, the visionary ruler of Mysore. However, the above nameboard not only depicts the spelling of ‘Boulevard’ wrong (Boulward) but has also added the word ‘Road,’ while Boulevard itself means a wide road with trees on either…

Seminar on Nalwadi’s life and achievements held
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Seminar on Nalwadi’s life and achievements held

February 25, 2019

Mysuru:  A two-day seminar on the life and achievements of Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar was organised by the Department of Archaeology, Museums and Heritage at the Dasara Exhibition Grounds here recently. Inaugurating the programme, District Minister G.T. Devegowda suggested the officials of the Heritage Department to come out with a documentary on Nalwadi to project the…

Mekedatu project to submerge historic Shimsha Power Station
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Mekedatu project to submerge historic Shimsha Power Station

December 8, 2018

Mekedatu: The Shimshapura Power Generating Station (Shimsha Power Plant or Sir K. Seshadri Iyer Power Station) that has been continuously supplying electricity to Bengaluru and other parts of the State for the last 80 years, is facing the threat of submersion if the ambitious Mekedatu project is implemented. The Power Station was set up by…

Ursu Mandali demands naming  of Mysore Varsity after Nalwadi
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Ursu Mandali demands naming  of Mysore Varsity after Nalwadi

November 4, 2018

Mysuru: The Ursu Mandali Sangha has urged the State Government to name University of Mysore (UoM) after Nalwadi Krishnaraja wadiyar. In a press release, the Sangha said that considering the contributions of erstwhile Mysuru ruler Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar to the State, it would be apt to name Mysore University after Nalwadi. Pointing out that it…

Nalwadi’s speech at Dasara Expo in 1907
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Nalwadi’s speech at Dasara Expo in 1907

October 28, 2018

Here is the excerpts of the speech that Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar delivered during the opening of the Dasara Exhibition on Oct.5, 1907. Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is with the utmost satisfaction that I find myself today in the position of presiding at the opening of this Exhibition. The President of the Executive Committee,…

Nalwadi’s 134th birth anniversary celebrated
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Nalwadi’s 134th birth anniversary celebrated

June 4, 2018

Mysuru: The 134th birth anniversary of the visionary ruler Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar was celebrated in different parts of the city today with the District Administration led by Additional Deputy Commissioner T. Yogesh offering floral tributes to the statue of Nalwadi at K.R. Circle, here this morning. Speaking after offering floral tributes, Yogesh said that Mysuru…

Book on Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar released
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Book on Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar released

March 14, 2018

Mysuru: Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar released a book on Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar titled ‘Nadu Kattida Nalwadige Namana’ at a programme organised by Karnataka Sena Pade at Maharaja’s College Centenary Hall here this morning. The book, published by Karnataka Sena Pade, is a compilation of articles on the erstwhile Mysore ruler, by 21 personalities such as…

Nalwadi statue’s damaged turban restored
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Nalwadi statue’s damaged turban restored

January 7, 2018

Mysuru:  The damaged metal pendants in the turban of Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar’s  Italian marble statue have been replaced and the works were carried out by sculptor Arun Yogiraj based on the direction from  the Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep. The statue of Mysuru Maharaja Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar at the main junction abutting Mysore Palace was found…

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