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Baiyappanahalli Railway Station renamed after Sir M. Visvesvaraya
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Baiyappanahalli Railway Station renamed after Sir M. Visvesvaraya

December 7, 2020

Bengaluru: The Baiyappanahalli Railway Station Terminal in Bengaluru will be henceforth called as Sir M. Visvesvaraya Terminal, Bengaluru. A special gazette notification issued by the Government of Karnataka reads: “Government of India has ‘no objection’ to name the new station terminal at Baiyappanahalli, Bengaluru. The name of station board will be in Devanagari script (Hindi),…

Engineer’s Day Today: Anecdotes on Sir MV
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Engineer’s Day Today: Anecdotes on Sir MV

September 15, 2020

By H.R. Bapu Satyanarayana, Retired Chief Engineer At the present juncture India suffers from crisis of values that has distorted our outlook impacting in all spheres of activities. September 15 is celebrated as Engineer’s Day all over India to commemorate the birthday of Sir M. Visvesvaraya (MV), Engineer-Statesman of the then Mysore State.  He was…

Sir M. Visvesvaraya remembered
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Sir M. Visvesvaraya remembered

September 15, 2020

MLA G.T. Devegowda and MUDA Chairman H.V. Rajeev garlanded the bust of Sir M. Visvesvaraya at The Institution of Engineers (India), Mysuru Local Centre on JLB Road as part of Sir MV’s 160th birth anniversary this morning. Others seen are Mysuru Hotel Owners Association President C. Narayanagowda, former Corporator M.D. Parthasarathy, social worker K. Raghuram…

Sir MV statue alongside Nalwadi at KRS: Delegation to meet CM tomorrow
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Sir MV statue alongside Nalwadi at KRS: Delegation to meet CM tomorrow

June 15, 2020

Mandya: Strongly opposing the Government’s plan of installing Sir M. Visvesvaraya  (MV) statue alongside that of erstwhile Mysore Maharaja Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar in front of KRS Dam in Srirangapatna taluk of the district, a delegation led by historian Prof. P.V. Nanjaraj Urs will meet Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa at Bengaluru tomorrow (June 16) urging the…

Demonstration against installation of MV statue alongside Nalwadi at KRS
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Demonstration against installation of MV statue alongside Nalwadi at KRS

June 10, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Strongly opposing the Government’s plan of installing the statue of Sir M.Visvesvaraya (Sir MV) alongside that of Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar in front of KRS dam, several like-minded groups under the banner of ‘Ekapratime Horata Samiti’ staged a demonstration in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s Office here on Monday. Addressing the protestors, Bahujan Vidyarti Sangha…

KRS South Gate statue project ruffles feathers
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KRS South Gate statue project ruffles feathers

June 3, 2020

How can Rajarishi Nalwadi’s and Sir M. Visvesvaraya’s statues be treated equally, questions Historian Mysore/Mysuru: The ongoing project of constructing life-size statues of Rajarishi Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar, the patron and the financier of Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam and Sir M. Visvesvaraya (Sir MV), Wadiyar’s Dewan and the Chief Engineer who built the Dam at…

Re-inventing history: Museum planned at KRS Dam site
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Re-inventing history: Museum planned at KRS Dam site

July 8, 2019

Statues of Nalwadi and Sir MV to be installed near entrance Srirangapatna: Every monsoon season, the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam is invariably or rather inevitably in the focus because if it is full to the brim, there is water for South Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. If it is not full, panic grips the entire…

Sir MV’s contribution to the society is immense: Ex-ISRO Chief
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Sir MV’s contribution to the society is immense: Ex-ISRO Chief

September 16, 2018

Mysuru: Maintaining that Sir M. Visvesvaraya’s contribution to the society was much beyond the awards that he got during his lifetime, former ISRO Chief A.S. Kiran Kumar has said that Sir MV was the greatest engineer of the country. He was speaking at Sir MV jayanti celebration organised by the Mysuru Chapter of the Institution…

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