Watch: BBMP conducts demolition drive in Bengaluru
On Monday, BBMP started a demolition drive. As per the officials of the civic body, at least 15 places in Mahadevapura zone have been identified, which were choking flow of the rainwater
Bengaluru: Days after heavy rain and floods threw Bengaluru out of gear, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Tuesday conducted a demolition drive in the Mahadevapura area here.
— ANI (@ANI) September 13, 2022
On Monday, BBMP started a demolition drive. As per the officials of the civic body, at least 15 places in Mahadevapura zone have been identified, which were choking flow of the rainwater. These structures include building, playground and garden of a prominent private school which have encroached the stormwater drain area.
Bengaluru recorded about 131.6mm rain in 24-hour-period ending 5 September, the second highest single-day rainfall in the month in 34 years.
Meanwhile, state Revenue Minister R Ashoka on Tuesday said that all the pending illegal constructions in Bengaluru will be “razed liked Noida Twin Towers” by the next monsoon. “By next monsoon, we will raze all pending illegal constructions on lines of the Noida Twin Towers demolition recently,” R Ashoka said on Rajakaluve encroachment.
(With inputs from agencies)
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