A week before Women’s Day, women from different walks of life came together to make themselves heard against sexual violence. They sang, danced, told stories, stitched a quilt, posted notes and bonded with each other. The highlight of the event was that they eliminated jargon from their language of liberation.
Children aren’t often welcome at cultural performances where the audience are expected to be disciplined. But Jagali in JP Nagar aims to change just this, by catering to family audiences. In this edition of Citizens Live, Saraswathi Anand, whose living room serves as Jagali, talks about this informal space
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
Fort High School in Chamarajpet, made entirely of brick and limewater, has lain dilapidated for years. Now, the non-profit INTACH is restoring the building. In this edition of Citizens Live, Pankaj Modi of INTACH talks about the restoration works, their struggle to initiate it, and how Bengaluru’s heritage can be conserved