Over two months back, BBMP demolished the Maharaja Junction bridge that connected ST Bed Layout residents to the main road. The new bridge was to be built in 45 days, but work has been in limbo after the BWSSB came up with new plans to build a sewerage line beneath the stormwater drain under the bridge!
The heritage All Saints Church is set to lose over 100 hundred trees and other structures to land acquisition for Metro rail. While BMRC announced that it will go ahead with the acquisition despite public protests, BBMP Tree Officer asserts that a decision can be taken only after an inspection report on tree felling, and public consultations
The Beyond Carlton Memorial Lecture ‘ Our cities on Fire’ was held during the anniversary of Carlton Towers fire, after nine years of the tragedy. A campaign to assess fire risk assessments for apartments was launched. A food delivery boy who saved 10 people at a hospital fire in Mumbai was felicitated.