When Benniganahalli lake started frothing in 2017, residents of the nearby Pai Layout pushed BBMP to restore it. The cleaned-up lake bed is now filled by monsoon rains. The residents have also formed a Trust to develop a jogging track and other facilities here in coordination with BBMP
As children’s play spaces are shrinking, the non-profit Anthill Creations has been transforming government school playgrounds and open spaces in the city. Anthill uses scrap materials to build durable, innovative play structures
This is the time to extract promises from politicians, and Bengaluru runners aren’t behind in the race. They demand promises of better open, green spaces from the contestants of Karnataka Legislative Assembly Elections 2018.
Many a time, empty, unmaintained plots become spaces for dumping garbage. Here’s how a citizen ensured that one such plot didn’t go that way, and became the children’s playground it was supposed to be.