Sub: Multiplied pedestrian problems after you chose to make your personal residence in J P Nagar 3rd Phase your official residence.
I am an 82-year-old resident of J P Nagar in Bengaluru. I shifted my residence from Yelahanka to JP nagar 3rd Phase, closer to the current Chief Minister’s house.
Due to security protocols around the Chief Minister’s home, the police are forced to clamp restrictions on vehicle movement and parking in the surroundings. This is causing severe problems to pedestrians, particularly senior citizens, persons with disabilities, school children and mothers accompanying school children. Footpaths are clogged with vehicles blocking them, forcing people to walk on the roads, thus exposing them to resultant accidents.
Further, due to lack of needed infrastructure for the police force around your house, they just make do with temporary arrangements for their biological needs, causing problems for residences, shops, commercial and organisations around. I am sure you will agree that we need to take good care of those who are responsible for our safety.
Kindly peruse the enclosed copies of my email to your concerned police officers, with copy to your office since July 18th 2018, and my appeal to the High Court of Karnataka, seeking relief to serious problems to pedestrians around your house.
In the circumstances, due to lack of effective response, as a very senior citizen, I appeal to you to direct a suitable officer, with adequate powers, immediately to review the situation and evolve a suitable arrangement around your house to safeguard the interests of all citizens living there, ensuring the safety of our Chief and his family.
Alternatively, you may want to review the situation and decide occupying the official residence meant for the state CM, which is provided with necessary infrastructure for the safety, as well as located centrally for the ease of functioning as the head of our state, with all appropriate paraphernalia.