Citizen Matters and Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, in association with Bangalore International Centre, is organising a webinar on preventing riots and ensuring harmony in Bengaluru at 6.30 pm on Dec 7, 2020.
Several institutions and organisations in Bengaluru, concerned about preserving the country’s secular fabric, have launched community-level initiatives over the years. Most recently, that harmony was on display at the CAA protests and during the Covid-19 lockdown.
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.