Local news roundup from South Bangalore this week: meet this East End resident who is enthusiastic about craftwork; Shoe thieves are active, while police And there are plans to make Jayanagar a no-plastic zone.
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.
On 23d July, BBMP commissioned the fencing of around 15 acres of Byrasandra lake land in Jayanagar that was wrongly ‘sold’ in 2005 by a bank for debt recovery. Some encroachments are yet to be removed.
Jayanagar General Hospital, one of the biggest but most underused hospitals in the city, is to be rejuvenated soon. A slew of changes including more junior doctors and hospital management systems have been proposed.