Government formally scraps steel flyover project

Government formally scraps steel flyover project

Government formally scraps steel flyover project

The State Cabinet on Wednesday formally decided to scrap the controversial steel flyover project in Bengaluru that had kicked up a huge public outcry.

The government in March this year had announced that it will not go ahead with the Rs 1,791 crore project following collective citizens’ protest. However, as the Cabinet had cleared the project in September last year, its decision had to be formally withdrawn.

An official burial has been given to the project with Wednesday’s decision of the Cabinet.

“People did not want the flyover and we decided to scrap the project,” Law Minister TB Jayachandra told reporters in Bengaluru after the Cabinet meeting.