Whitefield citizens to protest poor condition of road

Whitefield citizens to protest poor condition of road


With the condition of the road connecting Siddapura and Nallurahalli near Whitefield not improving for many years now, the residents of both the areas will be protesting next week.

“The entire length of the road is marked by potholes and there have been no attempts to fill them as yet. There are no footpaths for the pedestrians to walk. Also plenty of illegal road-side encroachments by vendors and junkyard establishments,” said a resident of Siddapura.

He added, “With the drastic increase in traffic to and from EPIP and ITPL- the IT corridors in Whitefield area, the current road connecting to these points from Siddapura has turned into a nightmare for regular commuters. The existing road is hardly 15 to 18 feet. Yet many people park illegally across the road.” 

The road widening project was stopped some years back after some land owners refused to give their land. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) claims that some land owners are refusing to accept the TDR (Transferable Development Rights) and it is taking time to convince them.

To raise these demands the residents propose to protest on September 29 from 10 am to 12 noon.