The Bengaluru public body has recognized around 700 infringements on the storm water drains pipes across the city as well as the policemans on ground are guaranteeing advancements are cleared quickly.

A week back, when hefty rainfall struck the silicon capital Bengaluru, Gopalan International School in the Mahadevapura zone was inundated. On Monday, an excavator maker went to work clawing with the cricket join in the college.

The Bengaluru civic body has identified around 700 encroachments on the tornado water drains pipes throughout the city and also the officers on ground are guaranteeing advancements are removed quickly.

When examined whether this momentum will continue and if this was not just an additional eyewash, Mr Srinivas, assistant executive engineer of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike, said, “No one will certainly be spared, whether the rich or the poor. The college has actually developed the playground by encroaching upon the tornado water drainpipe. About 7.5 metres of the drainpipe is under this play ground. As well as this has gone unnoticed by BBMP officials.”


Gopalan International College was constructed back in 2010, nevertheless the institution has actually rejected the fee that it has actually encroached any type of land.

” We have not intruded. But just a component of ground gets on the storm water drainpipe. We are cooperating with the police and the civic body. The college had reported flooding last week and also this time the strength of the rain was high and the degree of the water had additionally increased in the lake because of which it resulted in flooding,” claimed Sunil Kalevar, head group admin, Gopalan Foundation, stated.

Concerning 100 metre from the substance wall of this institution is Mahaveer Apartment, a component of the apartment or condo has been improved the tornado water drainpipe.

NDTV spoke solely to the homeowners of the apartment whose building is most likely to be taken down in the coming days. Residents condemn the nexus between government as well as contractors and also need to understand what their fault is.

” If there had not been a nexus between the government, bureaucrats and also the home builders just how else the authorization was approved for the apartment to be built on a tornado water drain? The government officials approved consent for the assent strategy and now they are breaking their own regulations. We will certainly move the court. We will obtain a keep order,” Colonel Krishnan, a citizen, informed NDTV.

HS Singh, a retired deputy tax obligation commissioner and also an additional resident worried about his house being razed, claimed, “All my cost savings have entered into this house. Currently we are being informed that my house is remaining on the tornado water drain. We got our papers vetted via a legal representative initially prior to acquiring the house. What is our mistake? Allow the federal government prepare an alternating accommodation for us.”

While citizens wonder about the nexus between the federal government and also the contractors, they likewise wish that the exercise is not just another eyewash.

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Last Updated: 13 September 2022