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MGP — A need for a stronger NGO platform
Voice of The Reader

MGP — A need for a stronger NGO platform

March 1, 2021

Sir, This has reference to Bhamy Shenoy’s article on whether “Mysuru needs an NGO platform like the one provided by MGP” in SOM dated Feb. 20. The answer is most certainly, yes. There is an urgent need for a stronger, more vibrant and a cohesive MGP (Mysore Grahakara Parishat) than what it is today for…

Constant missing cases: Plea to create awareness
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Constant missing cases: Plea to create awareness

February 28, 2021

Sir, As a regular follower of Star of Mysore, I have been noticing that there are constant missing cases reported, more from Rajivnagar, Udayagiri and N.R. Mohalla. I am a resident of N.R. Mohalla and this constant news has left the localites in panic. There is neither any awareness among the people about having knowledge…

Cattle let loose in Ramakrishnanagar
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Cattle let loose in Ramakrishnanagar

February 27, 2021

Sir, Our city roads are dangerous for driving with rampant potholes, unscientific, unmarked humps, rash driving, stray dogs and what not. Now, there is one more reason for accidents. Every morning, some people have made it a regular habit to let loose their cattle in our area. They come back later in the day to…

City sidewalks crying for attention
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City sidewalks crying for attention

February 25, 2021

Sir, Mysuru is a beautiful city. Life here is not frenetic like in other major cities and metros. Even traffic moves at a sedate pace here. Large open spaces, wide roads, and with its green cover this indeed is a fine city to live in. However, there are several issues here that stand out like…

Bumper collection of traffic fines: A suggestion
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Bumper collection of traffic fines: A suggestion

February 24, 2021

Sir, The news item titled “Rs. 1.50 crore collected as fines every month” appearing in SOM dated Feb.21 is really disturbing. The Government of India, Government of Karnataka and Mysuru City Traffic Police are spending lakhs of rupees to educate the public about the traffic rules. But the fines collected indicate that the education has…

New DC’s Office Lift not in use yet !
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New DC’s Office Lift not in use yet !

February 23, 2021

Sir, This refers to the news item “Literally Lifted: Multi-storied Srirangapatna Taluk Office lacks lifts, ramps for infirm and disabled” (SOM dated Feb. 22). I would like to say that it’s the same here in Mysuru New DC’s Office at Siddarthanagar. There are lifts but it is not used. The building is not fully in…

Set up Passport Seva Kendra at Madikeri Head Post Office
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Set up Passport Seva Kendra at Madikeri Head Post Office

February 22, 2021

Sir, The Ministry of External Affairs has established Post Office Passport Seva Kendras (POPSKs) across several District Headquarters in Karnataka since 2017. Mysuru POPSK at Metagalli Post Office serves for the benefit of Mysuru Urban, Mysuru Rural, and to the applicants of neighbouring Kodagu district. Applicants can now avail the normal category passports at Metagalli…

Time to have Satellite Railway Station at Metagalli
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Time to have Satellite Railway Station at Metagalli

February 21, 2021

Sir, With Mysuru city growing in all the directions and becoming hub of many industrial and commercial activities, there are many blue prints made, like taking up the Kushalnagar Railway line, expanding the existing airport near Mandakalli etc. Similarly, Naganahalli is also being considered as the Satellite Railway Station to offtake the traffic load of…

Plea to reduce parking fee atop Chamundi Hill
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Plea to reduce parking fee atop Chamundi Hill

February 19, 2021

Sir, The parking fee atop Chamundi Hill is quite expensive. The people of Mysuru visit Chamundi Hill very often and most of the devotees visit the Hill temple twice a week. Shelling out money for parking would definitely become a burden to middle class people who own two-wheelers and four-wheelers. Authorities say that the multilevel…

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