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Traffic cops remove idling barricades
Voice of The Reader

Traffic cops remove idling barricades

August 21, 2019

Sir, This refers to my letter titled “Guarding the garbage?” published in SOM dated Aug.17. Immediately after Star of Mysore hit the stands, in which it was pointed out that metal traffic barricades were idling at a garbage dump in Tilaknagar, the Police personnel have promptly taken them into their custody within a matter of…

Reminiscing Freedom Struggle
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Reminiscing Freedom Struggle

August 20, 2019

Sir, When I read the reminiscent of freedom struggle of Dr. M.G. Krishnamurthy in SOM dated Aug. 13 (Tracing Mysore’s Footprints of Freedom Struggle), I remembered my own experiences of pre-and-post-Independent days as I am 82-year-old now.  We stayed next to ex-Ministers late H.C. Dasappa and late Yashodharamma Dasappa. We have been witness to the…

Eye-witness account of what happened at Mandya
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Eye-witness account of what happened at Mandya

August 19, 2019

Sir, This has reference to the news item titled ‘Former Dy.SP wants recognition for protecting the then CM Devaraj Urs from mob’ (SOM dated Aug.16). The claims made by K.S. Sadananda, Retd. Dy.SP, is true and deserving. Even though I do not have any documentary evidence in this regard, I was an eye-witness for the…

Casting aspersions on Mysore Maharaja unfortunate
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Casting aspersions on Mysore Maharaja unfortunate

August 18, 2019

Sir, This has reference to the write-up titled “J&K Special Status Revoked: Proof of ‘Decisive Leadership’ of Prime Minister Modi” by Prof. H.M. Rajashekar, retired Political Science Professor and Constitutional Expert, in SOM dated Aug. 6, 2019. The article exposes the inadequacy of political and constitutional knowledge by the author on how India emerged as…

Guarding the garbage?
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Guarding the garbage?

August 17, 2019

Sir, Metallic traffic control guards (barricades) belonging to Mysore Traffic Police are found abandoned on II Cross, Umar Khayam Road, Tilak Nagar, Mysuru-1 (near Canara Bank Branch). These were brought to site during Ramzan to control heavy traffic/vehicles into Eidgah Maidan for prayers. One can see such metal barricades lying on many roads in Mysuru,…

Basic humanity and  goodness of people
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Basic humanity and goodness of people

August 16, 2019

Sir, On July 30 (Tuesday), we answered our door bell to see three people helping my elderly father out of a car, blood dripping on his clothes from wounds on his forehead and chin. My father was in shock and a little disoriented. We were very alarmed and horrified.  It appeared that my father had…

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