Fond memories of Russell Market

BANGALORE: Russell Market looked more like a museum of debris after the fire mishap on Saturday. Bangaloreans who paid regular visits to the market were shocked to the see the place gutted in

Published: 27th February 2012 06:33 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:04 PM   |  A+A-

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Vendors gather at the remains of the razed Russell Market in Shivajinagar on Sunday I Suresh Nampoothiri

BANGALORE: Russell Market looked more like a museum of debris after the fire mishap on Saturday. Bangaloreans who paid regular visits to the market were shocked to the see the place gutted in fire.  On Sunday, many were seen taking snap shots of the heritage building which had stood high in Shivajinagar.

Vivian, a teacher, was seen capturing the images of the ruined market. “I am very disappointed. I was a regular costumer here since my childhood. My once favourite shop has been reduced to ashes. I will miss the place most during Christmas,” he said.Manoj Nambiyar, a regular visitor to the market said, “I cannot believe the market has burned down.” Dr Mohan, director, FSL, P Mallesh, Additional director, FSL and 10 scientific officers visited the spot.

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