Though the Forest Department says 5000-odd trees have to axed for the ‘Bangalore Surrounding Roads Project’, data discrepancies makes this number suspect. Secrecy around the project has made citizen engagement nearly impossible too.
K Gopalaiah, the JD(S) candidate who was elected in the 2018 election, is now back as the BJP candidate. He will face off against corporator M Shivaraju (INC) and chartered accountant Dr Girish K Nashi (JD(S))
In Shivajinagar constituency, MLC Rizwan Arshad from Congress will face off against M Saravana, an ex-corporator fielded by BJP. JD(S) national spokesperson Tanveer Ahmed as well as Vatal Nagaraj are also contesting from here
This week, Mahadevapura residents submitted their objection to the state’s Chief Secretary on BBMP’s ward delimitation proposal. Here is our detailed analysis on why BBMP’s proposal is flawed, and why it’s rattling Mahadevapura residents