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Expressing disappointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s lack of response to the scores of letters he had written addressing him, former PM and JD(S) president HD Deve Gowda on Saturday said, “In the past four-and-a-half years, I have written tens of letters to Modi, but he has not responded. He has remained silent on many developments in the state, and has not taken any action in response to my letters.”
It is one of the mainstays of Dasara celebrations, and anticipated with palpable excitement by tourists and residents of Mysuru alike – preparations of Torchlight Parade that marks the finale of the ten-day ‘Naada Habba’ have started in the earnest with 300 police personnel set to participate in the show.
Irked by the Madikeri Dasara committee’s decision not to extend financial aid for the Kavi Goshti, writers and poets from Madikeri are organizing a Madikeri Dasara Paryaya Kavigosti (without aid) on October 16. Most of the poets who will participate in this Kavi Goshti are flood victims. The audience and all those who attend will be not be offered anything except a glass of water.
Finding parking space around the Central Business District (CBD) in Mysuru, where most of the events organised as part of the Dasara celebrations are concentrated has never been an easy task.
A 31-year-old woman and her lover have been arrested for allegedly murdering her seven-year-old son who had seen them in a compromising position and threatened to tell his father. The woman and her husband filed a missing complaint a week ago but her paramour confessed to the crime during investigations.
For those who take a keen interest in the endless delights that the fascinating life of marine and aquatic species offer – swim as they do underneath the not-always transparent surface of waterbodies – the Tunnel Aquarium at JK Grounds that was inaugurated for Matsya Mela, organised as part of the Mysuru Dasara celebrations, promises to be nothing short of a Wonderland. Hundreds of people thronged the aquarium on the first day of the aquatic fare which is organised by the department of fisheries.
In keeping with her reputation as an ebullient personality, Infosys Foundation chairperson Sudha Murty on Friday was as lively as ever as she interacted with bibliophiles from the city, interspersing her talk with anecdotes from her childhood, and lending a personal touch to the session by recalling her many fond memories.