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Kannur International Airport will boost tourism in Kodagu: Thulasidas

Kannur International Airport.

Kodagu Connect Exclusive

MADIKERI: Kerala’s fourth international airport, at Kannur, is expected to boost tourism in Kodagu. The airport located in Mattannur, just 58 km from Virajpet and about 90 km from Madikeri, will soon open for commercial operations. With the National Highway Authority of India planning to convert the road into a national highway, the travelling time will be reduced further.

In an interview with Kodagu Connect, V Thulasidas, Managing Director, Kannur International Airport, says increase in inbound tourists and export opportunities will improve the socio-economic conditions of Kodagu district.

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Maletira Subbaiah gets elected to Mysuru City Corporation

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Maletira Subbaiah became the first Kodava to get elected to Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) from ward no. 20 (Vijayanagar).

BJP emerged victorious on 22 of the 65 seats at MCC, followed by the Congress which won 19. The JD(S) stood third with 17 of its candidates winning. 5 Independents and 1 from the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) also won.