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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,…

Mysuru, a City of Missed Opportunities
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Mysuru, a City of Missed Opportunities

By R. Chandra Prakash, MGP Today, roads in city’s Central Business District (CBD) are clogged with heavy traffic. Most of these roads have been widened to maximum permissible limits to the total disadvantage of pedestrians. Parked vehicles occupy more than two thirds of these roads. We have a wide range of vehicles occupying every inch…

Traffic Congestion in CBD: MGP interacts with Merchants
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Traffic Congestion in CBD: MGP interacts with Merchants

By R. Chandra Prakash, MGP Vehicular congestion in Central Business District (CBD) is escalating day by day. This has started to very adversely impact heritage, commerce and tourism of the city in general and of the CBD in particular.  There is a feeling among the public that shop owners park their vehicles opposite their shops…

How Railways can help ease traffic problem in CBD
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How Railways can help ease traffic problem in CBD

By R. Chandra Prakash, Mysore Grahakara Parishat City Railway Station was built nearly a century ago when Mysore was way different from what it is today. City’s demography and geographical boundaries were limited and the concept of distances was restricted. The number of trains too was highly limited so also passengers. The concept of Central…

Why Mysuru needs a traffic study?
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Why Mysuru needs a traffic study?

By R. Chandra Prakash, Mysore Grahakara Parishat Bengaluru Way — It is oft-repeated statement that Mysuru is going the Bengaluru way. But what does “Bengaluru way” mean? This statement summarises the phenomenal transformation that Bengaluru has undergone. Before the integration of the State, Mysuru was the capital city whereas Bengaluru was a cantonment city. Makkaji…

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