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Mysuru-Coorg LS Constituency Has 18,95,056 Voters And 2,187 Booths

The District Administrations of Mysuru and Coorg have made adequate arrangements for the LS elections to be held in the Twin Constituency on Apr.18. A total of 18,95,056 voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in Mysuru-Kodagu(Coorg) LS Constituency of which 9,50,087 are women, 9,44,819 men and 150 others with women outnumbering men. The Assembly…

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War Memorial & Wall of Heroes inaugurated at Sainik School

A War Memorial and Wall of Heroes was inaugurated at the Sainik School premises in Kudige village near Kushalnagar, last Thursday. The memorial was built to invoke patriotism among students and to show gratitude to the soldiers who had sacrificed their lives for the nation. The memorial comprises graphic panels, stone murals and an inverted…

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Smriti Irani addresses rally at Gonikoppal in South Coorg

Gonikoppal:  Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani, who is contesting against Congress President Rahul Gandhi at Amethi in Uttar Pradesh, was in Gonikoppal yesterday to address a massive election rally at the Government High School Grounds here. In a scathing attack on Congress and JD(S) coalition government, she said that the people are being fooled jointly…

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Kodava Samajas celebrate General K.S. Thimayya’s birth anniversary

Marking the 113th birth anniversary of General K.S. Thimayya, Kodava Samaja, Mysuru, had organised a function at its premises in Vijayanagar 1st Stage here this morning. Officer-bearers of the Samaja offered floral tributes to a portrait of Gen. Thimayya . Speaking on the occasion, Samaja President B.M. Nanaiah hailed Gen. Thimayya as a great patriot.…

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113th birth anniversary of General K.S. Thimayya on Mar 31

Madikeri: Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa-General K.S. Thimayya Forum will be celebrating the 113th birth anniversary of General Kodandera Subayya Thimayya in association with  the Kodagu District Administration on Mar.31. The Forum office-bearers, who met the Kodagu Deputy Commissioner Annies Kanmani Joy at her office here on Monday, urged  the district administration to celebrate the birth…

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Simha files nomination

Incumbent Mysore – Kodagu MP, Pratap Simha filed his nomination today for the Lok Sabha elections. Simha has toured most of Coorg, meeting party workers, addressing and overseeing party workers and public. Others in the fray are N.K Kaveriamma as Independent, V. Asha Rani from Actor Updendra’s Uttama Prajakiya Party and C H Vijayashankar from…

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Bofors Gun at Sunny Side

Host of Indian Army weapons to be displayed at  Gen. K.S. Thimayya Memorial Museum in Madikeri First it was an Army Tank that arrived at ‘Sunny Side’, Gen. Kodandera Subayya Thimayya’s house in Madikeri that is being converted into a museum. Next is the turn of weapons used by the soldiers of Indian Army to…

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Rs.36 crore Central Road Fund for Mysuru – Coorg Roads

Mysuru: The Union Government has released Rs.36 crore Central Road Fund (CRF), second phase, for the improvement of roads across Mysuru-Kodagu Constituency, informed Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha. Of the 36 crore, Rs. 4 crore has been released for the development of Yelwal-Nagavala-Bisanunde Road and Rs. 10 crore for Circuit House Road in Chamundeshwari Assembly segment.…

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Felicitation to HC Advocate P C Vinitha on March 10

Karnataka High Court (HC) Advocate P.C. Vinitha (Puggera), wife of Medura Bipin, Devanageri, Virajpet taluk and a resident of Sheshadripuram in Bengaluru, will be felicitated during the International Women’s Day celebrations organised by Samartha Sahitya mattu Samskrutika Pratishtana at Veera Rani Kittura Chennamma Vedike’s Kuvempu auditorium, Chamarajpet, Bengaluru, on Mar.10 at 10 am. A native…

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Centenarian PDG Col. B.M. Chengappa passes away

Madikeri: Rtn. PDG Col. Biddanda Mandappa Chengappa (101), a native of Virajpet here, passed away at Ahmedabad last night. He leaves behind three sons and a host of relatives and friends. He had served as the Madikeri Rotary District Governor during 1983-84. He had joined Indian Army at the age of 24 (1941) and had…

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