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Commission this antique lamppost
Voice of The Reader

Commission this antique lamppost

Sir, This beautiful antique lamp- post is located near Sangeetha Vidwan Devendrappa Circle (Dhanvantri-Dewan’s Road junction). Will the officials concerned first remove the ugly plastic wrapper on the pole  and then make this antique lamppost operational as early as possible? – Mysuru Shantharam, Mysuru, 26.7.2017  You can also mail us your views, opinions, and stories to…

Introduce circular bus route on experimental basis
Voice of The Reader

Introduce circular bus route on experimental basis

Sir, I fully endorse the suggestion by Vasanth (SOM dated July 26) on introducing circular bus routes without touching CBS. As of now, it appears that the concerned are just following the traditional method of increasing frequency of buses depending on the commuters without exploring other options. Unless they travel regularly to different parts of…

Thanks for writing on EPW
Voice of The Reader

Thanks for writing on EPW

Sir, KBG’s Abracadabra in yesterday’s SOM was a remarkable recollection of Economic and Political Weekly (EPW). My introduction to the magazine came in early 1970s when I was a student at the Central College in Bangalore studying B.A Economics (Honours). During one of the debates in the campus, a senior of mine was extracting content…

Unscientific planting of tree-saplings on NH
Voice of The Reader

Unscientific planting of tree-saplings on NH

Sir, I am concerned about government planting tree-saplings on the NH (T. Narasipur Main Road) unscientifically even without thinking that the NH will get broader; at least in ten years it may become four-lane. The saplings planted on either side of the road which is just 6 feet away from the road edge  will definitely…

Stop flow of sewage into storm-water drains
Voice of The Reader

Stop flow of sewage into storm-water drains

Sir, Mysuru city, which was previously rated the numero uno cleanest city in the country has slid down to 5th place now. But our city is not completely clean because of the foul smell emanating from storm-water drains. The name storm-water itself implies that the drain is meant to drain off rain water only. But…

JCBs’ wrong usage: Use flat buckets
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JCBs’ wrong usage: Use flat buckets

Sir, Nowadays JCBs are being used for all digging and soil- filling purpose. Work is being accomplished fast with minimum physical labour. With this advantage, some problems are created by JCBs. When one half of the road is dug and trenches filled after laying down of pipes, repair etc., the JCBs use spiked buckets to…

More on Teacher’s Day in the US
Voice of The Reader

More on Teacher’s Day in the US

Sir, I read with interest the article,  “Musings on Guru Poornima Day” by Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy (Star of Mysore dated July 15).  I would like to share my humble opinion on Teacher’s Day in the US. AVN’s opinion based on the information given by his daughter in the US is incorrect.  Being a teacher…

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