Walkathon to create awareness on heart disease prevention held

Walkathon to create awareness on heart disease prevention held

October 7, 2018

Mysuru: The Cardiological Society of India, Mysore Chapter, in a bid to create awareness among public on prevention of heart diseases, had organised a walkathon with the theme ‘My Heart, Your Heart’ in city this morning.

The walkathon was flagged off by the titular head of Mysuru Royal family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar from J.K. Grounds near City Railway Station at about 8.30 am.

Over 700 participants including members of Cardiological Society, public and heart patients took part in the walkathon,  which passed through Dewan’s Road, Dhanvantri Road, Narayana Shastri Road, Devaraj Urs Road, JLB Road, Railway Station Circle and culminated at the starting point. Yaduveer walked with the participants for some distance.

Picture shows Cardiological Society of India, Mysore Chapter President Dr. Harsha Basappa lighting the lamp before the commencement of the stage programme as (from left) Dr. K.S. Rajith, Star of Mysore Editor in-Chief K.B. Ganapathy, Dr. Dinesh Basavanna and Dr.V. Keshavamurthy look on.

Later, a stage programme was held at the Platinum Jubilee Auditorium of Mysore Medical College and Research Institute which was inaugurated by Star of Mysore Editor-in-Chief K.B. Ganapathy. Cardiological Society of India, Mysore Chapter President Dr. Harsha Basappa, Secretary Dr. K.S. Rajith, Vice-President Dr. Dinesh Basavanna, Treasurer Dr.J. Veenu, Executive Committee Members Dr.D. Sasirekha and Dr.N.S. Rajendra and others were present.


Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.


Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]