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Pothole-ridden roads a nightmare for motorists
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Pothole-ridden roads a nightmare for motorists

November 24, 2021

MCC attributes non-stop rains for pathetic condition of roads Mysore/Mysuru: Incessant rains battering the city for the past one month has damaged all major roads, leaving the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) with a gaping hole in the budget. First of all, only patchworks were taken up during Dasara instead of repairing the damaged stretches in…

Mysuru to be pothole-free in New Year-2021
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Mysuru to be pothole-free in New Year-2021

November 10, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has an ambitious plan of filling up all potholes across the city before December 31. The Corporation has already released Rs. 10 lakh for each Ward for all 65 Wards to repair potholed roads all over the city. Tenders will be called soon to take up filling up of pothole…

Road Humps and Potholes: A Nightmare for Motorists
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Road Humps and Potholes: A Nightmare for Motorists

July 13, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Unscientific humps, especially those on poor lit roads, cause fatal accidents. Two-wheeler riders are most prone to such fatality. Many two-wheeler accidents, injuries and deaths in city are caused by badly built road humps. Added to this, the rainy season has created a number of craters and gaping holes in these poor quality roads….

Meanwhile in Bengaluru…: BBMP to pay compensation to victims of bad roads, potholes
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Meanwhile in Bengaluru…: BBMP to pay compensation to victims of bad roads, potholes

December 4, 2019

Bengaluru: Following directives from the Karnataka High Court, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has released advertisements (Public Notice) about paying compensation to victims of bad roads and potholes. The advertisement, carrying the signature of BBMP Commissioner, read: “Consequent to the orders passed in WP: 42927/2015 (PIL) by the Hon’ble High Court of Karnataka, it…

MCC on pothole filling-spree
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MCC on pothole filling-spree

November 20, 2019

Mysuru: With rains relenting, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has begun filling up pothole-ridden roads across the city on a war footing. Works are on in all 65 wards where workers, armed with shovels, asphalt-mixed jelly stones in vehicles, are filling up knee-deep potholes which were waiting for victims, especially two-wheeler riders who find manoeuvring…

Potholes, defunct streetlights need urgent repairs
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Potholes, defunct streetlights need urgent repairs

September 8, 2019

Corporators urge at MCC Council meeting Mysuru: People’s festival, Dasara, is fast approaching and tourists will be arriving in large numbers. But the pathetic conditions of the roads full of potholes and the defunct street lights plunging the city into darkness are something that needs urgent attention. Otherwise, celebrate Dasara in darkness…  This was the…

Hotch-potch patch work to fill potholes
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Hotch-potch patch work to fill potholes

September 18, 2018

Mysuru:  With just 22 days remaining for Naada Habba Dasara festivities to begin, hectic last minute preparations are on to ensure that the celebrations are memorable. In the midst of preparations for the annual festival, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) took up the ashphalting, pothole-filling and beautification works on Raja Marga route, besides the key…

‘Selfie with Pothole’ campaign launched
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‘Selfie with Pothole’ campaign launched

October 28, 2017

Mysuru: A ‘Selfie with Pothole’ Abhiyan to draw the attention of the elected representatives was launched near JSS Hospital by Mysore Rakshana Vedike activists yesterday. The city is covered with potholes following heavy rains since the last two months. Added to this, substandard road works have been carried out. The officials have not come forward…

‘Gundi Bhagya’ bestowed upon city: A novel protest on potholed roads
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‘Gundi Bhagya’ bestowed upon city: A novel protest on potholed roads

October 27, 2017

Mysuru: With scores of potholes left unattended in city inviting accidents, about 50 BJP members of K.R. Constituency led by former Minister S.A. Ramdas staged a novel protest in Vidyaranyapuram here this morning by filling the pot-holes themselves assisted by about ten workers. Potholes on 400 metre stretch of Sarvajanika Hostel Road from Andani Circle…

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