Peace! Stone cutting units finally silenced

The residents of Bank of Baroda Colony in JP Nagar VII Phase can now sleep peacefully, the three stone cutting units have finally shut down. 

I would like to sincerely thank all those who supported this cause and a special thanks to Meera (Co-founder Citizen Matters) and Abhishek (journalist from Citizen Matters) for their continued and invaluable support in this cause – Rahul Rai

The three units had been functioning from 1988. After continuous follow ups with KSPCB officials, for over a year, the residents of Brigade Palm Springs, an apartment complex behind stone cutting units have won the battle.

Stone cutting unit. Pic: Abhishek Angad

Rahul Rai, a resident of Brigade Palm Spring says, “I am happy to say that the factories seem to have been permanently closed now. The gates are locked and there has been no activity since more than a week now during the day or during night.”

Citizen Matters reported about the story on 25th November, 2011,  25 February 2012 and 25th July, 2012.

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Abhishek Angad is a Staff Journalist at Citizen Matters.

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