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Coronavirus: Mysuru Zoo ‘overwhelmed’ with donations
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Coronavirus: Mysuru Zoo ‘overwhelmed’ with donations

May 7, 2020

With Rs. 1.05 crore donated today, Zoo earns Rs. 2.32 crore towards its maintenance Mysore/Mysuru:  Thanks to District in-Charge Minister S.T. Somashekar, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo), which would otherwise have been in deep trouble owing to zero footfall following the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus, is ‘overwhelmed’ with the donations pouring in. The…

Donations pour in for Mysuru Zoo
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Donations pour in for Mysuru Zoo

May 2, 2020

District Minister donates Rs. 1.19 crore; Food & Civil Supplies Minister hands over Rs. 8 lakh Minister Somashekar writes to Infosys Foundation Chairperson Sudha Murty for funds Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru District Minister S.T. Somashekar, who had donated Rs. 73.60 lakh collected from the people of his Yeshwanthpur Constituency (Bengaluru) for maintenance of Mysuru Zoo on Apr….

District Minister visits kitchen set up by MLA
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District Minister visits kitchen set up by MLA

May 2, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: District Minister S.T. Somashekar, this morning, visited the kitchen set up by MLA S.A. Ramdas near Vivekananda Circle in Vivekananda Nagar here to provide food to labourers who are rendered jobless due to COVID-19 lockdown.  Every day, 4,000 people are served food from this kitchen where hundreds of volunteers are preparing and packing food…

S.T. Somashekar calls on Ganapathy Swamiji
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S.T. Somashekar calls on Ganapathy Swamiji

May 2, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Co-operation and Mysuru District in-Charge Minister S.T. Somashekar visited Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Ashram on Ooty Road in city on Wednesday and sought the blessings of Sri Swamiji, who has been helping the needy during the COVID-19 crisis.  The Swamiji had handed over Rs.5 lakh cheque to S.A. Ramdas towards PM CARES Fund; Rs. 15…

District Minister hands over Rs. 73.16 lakh for Zoo maintenance
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District Minister hands over Rs. 73.16 lakh for Zoo maintenance

April 29, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: District Minister S.T. Somashekar, who had assured the Mysuru Zoo authorities of mobilising funds for the maintenance of the Zoo during his visit last week, displayed his love for the animals and birds of Mysuru Zoo by handing over a total sum of Rs. 73.16 lakh to the Zoo authorities this morning which was…

District Minister distributes grocery kits to Muslim community families at Tilaknagar
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District Minister distributes grocery kits to Muslim community families at Tilaknagar

April 26, 2020

Holy Month-long Ramzan fasting begins Mysore/Mysuru: As the Holy Month of Ramzan has begun and many financially weak Muslim community families affected due to lockdown, District Minister S.T. Somashekar, accompanied by MP Pratap Simha, Chamaraja Constituency MLA L. Nagendra and others, distributed grocery kits to nearly 200 financially weak Muslim community families at a programme…

M.G. Road Market open despite Minister’s orders to close
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M.G. Road Market open despite Minister’s orders to close

April 24, 2020

Boti Bazaar Banana Mandi likely to be shifted to either APMC or Old RMC Yard Mysore/Mysuru: It was business as usual at the M.G. Road Market this morning despite Mysuru District Minister S.T. Somashekar’s directive to completely shut down the vegetable market as there were numerous complaints about social distancing not being practiced and a…

Red Zone: No lockdown relaxation in Mysuru
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Red Zone: No lockdown relaxation in Mysuru

April 23, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Lockdown will not be relaxed in Mysuru as the district has been declared as a Red Zone with more than 80 cumulative COVID-19 positive cases, clarified Mysuru District Minister S.T. Somashekar, who also holds Co-operation portfolio.  Today the State Government began a partial exit from lockdown where select activities were allowed only outside Containment…

Sri Ramakrishna Ashram distributes Grocery Kits
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Sri Ramakrishna Ashram distributes Grocery Kits

April 23, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Co-operation and Mysuru District Minister S.T. Somashekar distributed grocery kits to the needy at a programme organised by Sri Ramakrishna Ashram at Viveka Smaraka premises on Narayana Shastri Road here this morning.  Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that the Ashram Swamiji is showcasing humanity by providing food to the needy at this…

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