Shut since 2004 with a pledge by the then Bangalore Mahanagara Palike that a refurbished theatre with state-of-the-art facilities in place would be re-opened, the theatre today lies decrepit.
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During the visit of then Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa to the damaged site, revival of the theatre in 36 months was promised, but unfortunately the situation remains unchanged and is causing a huge loss to the state exchequer. The project has been handed over to BDA by BBMP.
Concerned authorities must look into the matter at the earliest and accelerate the reconstruction.⊕