If more than 50 trees are to be axed for any project, authorities have to consult the public first, as per law. But how do authorities manage to avoid public consultations even when they axe hundreds of trees for mega projects?
The Citizens’ Action Forum completed a decade this year. It has an impressive record of committed activism, working on issues that affect a large section of the people in the city. Take a look at all that the Forum has been doing for Bengaluru and where they stand now.
As 11 December approaches, leading public figures in the city and elsewhere in the country added their voices of support to Saaku (‘enough’), the rally against corruption, and encouraged citizens to join them in the events this week.