Bengaluru Diaries

Akrama Sakrama scheme case

Illegal constructions are a sad reality of not just our city, but also our country. With a rapid growth in urban population, there is an increasing demand for housing options across cities. In Bengaluru, like most Indian metropolitan cities, this uncontrollable demand in the real estate sector has led to…...

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Open Drain PIL

Namma Bengaluru Foundation and Rajeev Chandrasekhar, MP, on October 9, 2014 filed a writ petition against the lack of accountability of various parastatal agencies that led to the death of nine-year-old Geetha Lakshmi in an uncovered storm water drain. The PIL has sought directions to the Urban Development Department and…...

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Public Land Encroachment PIL

Karnataka, especially Bengaluru, has faced the brunt of rampant land encroachments by erring building for years now. Taking note of this issue, Namma Bengaluru Foundation filed a public interest ligitation in the Karantaka High Court on March 28, 2013 against the State of Karnataka stating government’s inaction against the numerous land encroachments. Reason…...

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