Sandeep Anirudhan is a Bengaluru-based activist and founder of Aikyam Community for Sustainable Living, and various forums for citizen engagement, such as Citizens' Agenda for Bengaluru, Coalition for Water Security, Bengaluru Suburban Rail users, etc., Full list here: bit.ly/SandeepChangeAgent
The reason for Bengaluru’s water scarcity is our disconnect with the source of water. To reverse this, each ward should be made to generate water locally, and Cauvery water be taxed heavily, opines the author
Do we critically analyse, that to build that monstrosity, how much cement and steel will be required? How much emissions, how much carbon footprint, how much pollution, how much mining, how much energy use etc, etc., just to build it?