A dialogue and consultation held to discuss the loss of heritage in Whitefield due to indiscriminate road-widening had residents of the area speaking fervently about the need to safeguard their unique legacy.
Some citizens believe Metro will help, while others continue to protest against the tree felling and the lack of transparency and democracy in Metro decisions. Meanwhile the project document raises many questions.
If you wonder about Bangalore, how the city used to be and where it is headed, this is the piece you must read. Despite divisions, the city appears to be miraculously free of the fatalism seen elsewhere.