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

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

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

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

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

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…

Wadiyars’ contribution hailed at Kannada Lit Fest
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Wadiyars’ contribution hailed at Kannada Lit Fest

Mysuru: Several speakers on the inaugural day of the mega literary festival recalled the contributions of Wadiyars in the formation of Karnataka and development of Kannada language. Retired Kannada Professor and Scholar Dr. N.S. Taranath who spoke on the contributions of Wadiyars, said that the Wadiyars patronised fine arts and literature and helped in the…

Tracing Mysore’s Connection with the Crawfords – 1
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Tracing Mysore’s Connection with the Crawfords – 1

Craword Hall is one of the most iconic buildings in the Heritage City of Mysuru. Now, with the founder of University of Mysore Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar’s statue that was installed during the Centenary Celebrations of the University, hardly anyone passes by without offering pranams to the great builder of institutions. However, very little was known…

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