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Securing Royal Legacy
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Securing Royal Legacy

February 16, 2023

After the passing away of the scion of Mysore Royal Family Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar, his wife Pramoda Devi Wadiyar had embarked on a mission not only to restore her late husband’s dream projects but also to protect his properties.  This journey has led her to secure the helipad and also the Devikere. She has also…

Rajendra Vilas Palace back as hotel soon

Rajendra Vilas Palace back as hotel soon

April 6, 2022

Renovation of iconic structure atop Chamundi Hill in full swing Mysore/Mysuru: The iconic Rajendra Vilas Palace atop Chamundi Hill will soon regain its lost glory where the Kings and Queens, Viceroys and Ambassadors wined and dined. End-to-end and top-to-bottom renovation works are in full swing and once completed, the structure will be run as a…

Tale of two Palaces
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Tale of two Palaces

January 23, 2021

Going by recent reports, Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel may very well become Taj Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel if it is leased to Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), a group company of TATA’s under which the famed luxury hotel chain, Taj Hotels are managed.   Our city’s second largest Royal Palace, Lalitha Mahal Palace, has been waiting…

Destination Shaadi

Destination Shaadi

August 2, 2018

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Marriages are made in heaven is an old saying. But at present the most preferred marriage destination in India is Udaipur [a royal heritage city in Rajasthan]. A recent survey conducted ahead of the 5th Travel Wedding Show indicated that Udaipur with a clear 25 percent is the…


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