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Biting Art: Artist Paints Dengue Mosquito Around Pothole in Mysore

India | News18.com | August 3, 2017, 6:56 pm
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 Painter Baadal Nanjundaswamy painted a dengue mosquito around a pothole in Mysore on Thursday morning.<br />It started with Baadal noticing a large ugly pothole in serene Mysore. (Image: News18)

Painter Baadal Nanjundaswamy painted a dengue mosquito around a pothole in Mysore on Thursday morning.
It started with Baadal noticing a large ugly pothole in serene Mysore. (Image: News18)

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 He was hoping civic authorities would get around to taking care of it. But it's there ten days, in Yadavgiri, behind Dasprakash Paradise, one of the top haunts in this sleepy city. (Image: News18)

He was hoping civic authorities would get around to taking care of it. But it's there ten days, in Yadavgiri, behind Dasprakash Paradise, one of the top haunts in this sleepy city. (Image: News18)

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 So Baadal decided to take things in his hand. (Image: News18)

So Baadal decided to take things in his hand. (Image: News18)

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 And his hand, so experienced with all that earlier headline-making art around Bangalore's potholes, put together another pothole wonder. (Image: News18)

And his hand, so experienced with all that earlier headline-making art around Bangalore's potholes, put together another pothole wonder. (Image: News18)

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 A dengue mosquito materialised on the street soon. One where the mosquito could stick its tongue out at the authorities. (Image: News18)

A dengue mosquito materialised on the street soon. One where the mosquito could stick its tongue out at the authorities. (Image: News18)

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 And to add to the effect, Badal got a human model to show you exactly how deep and dangerous this pothole is, by sitting in it (and how dangerous dengue is, if unattended) (Image: News18)

And to add to the effect, Badal got a human model to show you exactly how deep and dangerous this pothole is, by sitting in it (and how dangerous dengue is, if unattended) (Image: News18)

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 For the record, dengue has killed over 500 people this year alone in the country. (Image: News18)

For the record, dengue has killed over 500 people this year alone in the country. (Image: News18)