Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy said on Friday said that the state government had planned to develop Mysuru as a tourist hub and the cultural events will be organised throughout the year to attract more tourists to the City of Palaces. Addressing a press meet, the chief minister said that around 25 lakh people visited Mysuru since October 10 this year. The government has planned to develop the city as a tourism hub by promoting tourist places in and around the Mysuru.
He said that tourist places such as Madikeri, Melkote, Somanathpur, KRS, will be developed to evolve Mysuru as a tourist hub. KRS is one of the major attractions of the people and it will be developed at the lines of Disneyland. “Cultural events too attract a large number of people. Hence, the government will organise cultural events on the lines of Dasara programme every Saturdays and Sundays.”