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WATCH VIDEO: Illegal takeover of a lake bed

Chikka Kallasandra Lake is located on 18th Main Road, Padmanabha Nagar, off Uttarahalli Main Road near Brigade Millennium with the residential complex seen in the background. Many illegal structures have come up on the lake bed. Temporary structures such as these transform later into permanent multi-storey buildings and other facilities. Survey sketch

The Chikka Kallasandra Lake on 18th Main Road, Padmanabha Nagar, has been systematically encroached upon and taken over by a greedy nexus of builders......

Killing a stormwater drain to strangulate a lake

BBMP built concrete box drains, which reduced the size of the stormwater drain. This only facilitated encroachments. DH

Succumbing to pressure from a series of litigations on protecting the natural canals and storm water drains (SWD) connecting lakes and river, the District Administration...

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Activists and the general public have criticised the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) for spending Rs 60 lakh...

Resentment in Congress, BJP over candidate selection

A day after announcing their second list of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, the Congress and the BJP on Friday faced a strong but...

Illegal takeover of a lake bed

Chikka Kallasandra Lake is located on 18th Main Road, Padmanabha Nagar, off Uttarahalli Main Road near Brigade Millennium with the residential complex seen in the background. Many illegal structures have come up on the lake bed. Temporary structures such as these transform later into permanent multi-storey buildings and other facilities. DH photo

The Chikka Kallasandra Lake on 18th Main Road, Padmanabha Nagar, has been systematically encroached upon and taken over by a greedy nexus of builders......

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