Pratap Simha

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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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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MP dismisses doubts on him getting LS ticket

Mysuru:  Dismissing doubts in some circles on his getting the BJP ticket again to contest from Mysuru-Kodagu Lok Sabha Polls as mere speculations, MP Pratap Simha has expressed confidence of his renomination for the LS Polls. Speaking to press persons at the DC office here on Friday, Pratap Simha said that he had done much…

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PM Narendra Modi releases MP Pratap Simha’s achievement booklet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi seen releasing the achievements booklet of Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha in New Delhi yesterday. The booklet, titled “Saaf Niyath, Sahi Vikas” (clean administration and right development), lists out the Rs. 11,000 crore grants that has been sanctioned to Mysuru by the NDA government. Various development works including road, railways and airport…

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Thalassery-Mysore Railway Line Survey By Konkan Railway Irks Villagers

Even as the Central Government has been repeatedly saying that the controversial and environmentally destructive Thalassery-Mysuru Railway Line project via South Kodagu has been shelved, officials of Konkan Railway Corporation have been silently conducting a survey in South Kodagu and its green belt for Railway line to pass. Yesterday, a few officials of Konkan Railway…

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Thalassery-Mysore Railway Line – Centre has not approved project: Pratap Simha

Even as people of Kodagu are vehemently opposing the two Railway lines (Thalassery-Mysuru via South Kodagu and Hunsur-Periyapatna-Kushalnagar-Madikeri-Mangaluru), Member of Parliament Pratap Simha, speaking to Star of Mysore this morning said that he had met Railway Minister Piyush Goyal regarding the Railway line and the Minister informed him that the Centre has not approved the Railway line. “I…

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Coffee Growers  Associations To Meet BJP Leaders On March 6

A meeting to discuss the long-pending demands of coffee growers has been called in Bengaluru on Mar. 6, said Mysuru-Kodagu Member of Parliament Pratap Simha. The meeting will be held with State BJP leaders to discuss the problems faced by coffee growers and attention of State and Union governments will be drawn, he said. The…

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Since no alternative routes or options could be figured out, the Ministry would be forced to go ahead with the project : Piyush Goyal

by K.K.Aiyamma Responding to Mysore-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha’s letter requesting for a review of the 400Kv Power Line route passing through Coorg, The Ministry of Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal,. has said that: the controversial project has been reviewed several times by—including the Supreme Court and the National?Green Tribunal (NGT), and since…

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HT Power Line through Kodagu: Delegation submits memorandum to MP

Image: Col Muthanna & Ashwath Raje Urs are seen here communicating with the MP A delegation from Kodagu submitted a memorandum to Pratap Simha, MP, at his office at Jaladarshini Guest House on Hunsur Road here today urging the MP to impress upon the Centre to drop the project. The delegation, comprising Manu Somaiah of…

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Do we need a Railway Line or Good Roads ?

By K K Aiyamma Firstly let me Congratulate the Voters in Coorg for choosing Pratap Simha and Simha for winning. Coorg saw a 71.94 % turnout during the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections and I am sure most of the votes from Coorg went to Pratap’s kitty.  The Narendra Modi Govt has won this election…

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