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Why Indore is No. 1 Clean City
Voice of The Reader

Why Indore is No. 1 Clean City

Sir, I happened to stay in Indore city for about a week during our trip to Ujjain and Omkareshwar recently. It leaves me with little doubt in Indore scoring a hat-trick in Swachh Survekshan-2019 by retaining the Cleanest City tag this year also. There is a lot to learn from them. Here are a few…

Join hands for Swachh Mysuru
Voice of The Reader

Join hands for Swachh Mysuru

Sir, Come January, “Swachh Bharat” is on politicians’ and officials’ lips? Why? Simple. Everyone wants Mysuru to regain the “Cleanest City” tag. Once Swachh Survekshan team comes, inspects and then announces the list, the drama is over. Then the blame-game starts if we do not get the top ranking. Why does the Mysuru City Corporation…

Median strip gardens: Attraction or Distraction?
Voice of The Reader

Median strip gardens: Attraction or Distraction?

Sir, The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) intends to make the city more beautiful by creating median strip gardens (SOM dated Dec.18). Many readers have commended the idea. As it is, almost every day, we are having a number of road accidents. Instead of focussing on cruising, people are looking this way and that way, while…

Mitigate parking woes
Voice of The Reader

Mitigate parking woes

Sir, It is very difficult to find a place to park a four-wheeler for a short while when we need to pick up or drop passengers at the Suburban Bus Stand. Available parking space at the basement is loaded with goods of shop-keepers and two wheelers, leaving a small stretch for four-wheeler parking. The space…

Provide stop at Chamarajapuram Railway Station
Voice of The Reader

Provide stop at Chamarajapuram Railway Station

Sir, While thanking all concerned for extending train services up to Ashokapuram and vice-versa which is a boon and convenient to many commuters of Southern part of Mysuru, we request the Railway authorities to provide a stop for early morning Vishwamanava Express at Chamarajapuram Station. This Station is surrounded by many extensions and is easily…

More on encroachment clearance drive at Doddakere
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More on encroachment clearance drive at Doddakere

Sir, Out of curiosity, after reading the news report “Rs.150 Crore Govt. Land Reclaimed — Welfare Association claims ownership of Doddakere land, officials say it’s illegal” (SOM dated Jan. 10), I verified the facts and indubitably Tahsildar’s action, of clearing the land and erecting a board mentioning that it is a government land, appears to…

Making Mysuru Clean and Beautiful
Voice of The Reader

Making Mysuru Clean and Beautiful

Sir, I read with interest the news report on Median Strip Gardens (SOM dated Dec.18). It is a good initiative on the part of the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC). Apart from those plants mentioned in the report, Bougainvilleas could also be planted on a large scale, particularly around trees, as they bloom throughout the year…

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