BBMP has released Standard Operating Procedures for responding to cases of stray dog killings. Concerned BBMP officials have to support citizens in filing police complaints, coordinating for post-mortem of the dog, etc.
Bengaluru’s pourakarmikas are suffering from delayed wages and poor work conditions even through COVID. A group of college students are now distributing ration kits and sanitary pads to these workers by raising funds on social media.
Residential communities often consider stray cats a menace. But in a Whitefield community, a few cat lovers got together to trap and neuter strays, which ensured the safety of both the cats and the community.
In earlier articles in the Ground Reality series, we looked at cash shortage, food insecurity and domestic conflict in poor urban households during the lockdown. They are now trying to rebuild their lives. This is about how we can help.
The acts of kindness from individuals during the lockdown are innumerable and difficult to quantify. Many were no more than just donors, but their contribution saved the day for the thousands stranded far from home.