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Corona has no religion
Voice of The Reader

Corona has no religion

April 8, 2020

Sir, This is with reference to a photograph published in Star of Mysore dated Apr. 6 on page-9 showing Hindus and Muslims together lighting diyas at Chamundipuram, Mysuru. Millions of Indians turned off the lights in their homes and lit up balconies and doorsteps with lamps, candles and mobile flashlights on Apr. 5. The above…

Summer is here. Stop wastage of water
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Summer is here. Stop wastage of water

April 7, 2020

Sir, While we are all in the midst of an existential fight against COVID-19, we have to make sure that we don’t have to fight a second front in the form of water scarcity. The summer is already upon us and the hotter days to come will be a test of our civic responsibility to…

Take legal action against lockdown violators
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Take legal action against lockdown violators

April 6, 2020

Sir, This has reference to the report “Social distancing goes for a toss in city” (SOM dated Apr.3). It is indeed very distressing to note that people are not maintaining social distancing while purchasing groceries, vegetables and fruits at markets or stores. This includes the so-called educated elite of society living in apartments. These people…

Hubballi-Ankola Rail Project: An Environmental Disaster
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Hubballi-Ankola Rail Project: An Environmental Disaster

April 5, 2020

Sir, National newspapers of 22nd March 2020 have announced that our Chief Minister has approved Hubballi-Ankola Rail Project mainly under pressure from politicians of North Karnataka. Do Railways have approval of the Ministry of Environment for this project? I doubt it. It goes without saying that the rail-line will result in cutting lakhs of trees…

Whither social distancing?
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Whither social distancing?

April 4, 2020

Sir, With the State Government announcing door-to-door distribution of ration to BPL card holders, hundreds of people crowded at Kalyanagiri Housing Apartment (Ward 32) yesterday, giving the social distancing measure a toss. When the District Administration is taking all safety measures and appealing the citizens to maintain social distance at public places, some people don’t…

Kudos to Railways’ healthcare service
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Kudos to Railways’ healthcare service

April 3, 2020

Sir, The recent move by Railways to chip-in to transport essential goods across the country is highly appreciated. The move comes at a critical time when the entire nation is witnessing a lockdown owing to Coronavirus outbreak hampering normal life and its activities. The Railways otherwise has been at the forefront in the nation-building exercise…

The Rediscovery of India
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The Rediscovery of India

April 2, 2020

Sir, Mahatma Gandhi said that the Future of India lies in its villages. Today when we see heart-wrenching visuals of lakhs of poor desperately trying to leave the cities and return to their homes, we are reminded of his words. Decades after Gandhiji, a messiah named Anna Hazare championed the cause in a village named…

On curbing the Coronavirus
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On curbing the Coronavirus

April 2, 2020

Sir, Thanks to both the Central and State Governments for taking measures to curb Coronavirus. I suggest and urge our Prime Minister Modi to take the following additional steps to put an end to this endemic. (i) Track all the people who have come from foreign countries to India in the recent past. (ii) Let…

Supply of vegetables, groceries during lockdown
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Supply of vegetables, groceries during lockdown

April 1, 2020

Sir, The actions taken by the Government of Karnataka in general and the Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Mysuru in particular are commendable. Their role in spreading the awareness and advisory on the pandemic to the general public is also laudable. Though the crowd is getting reduced many people are moving around in their vehicle(s) to…

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