Villagers warn of observing black day on August 15

Villagers warn of observing black day on August 15

Villagers of Kaluru have warned of observing black day on August 15 if the road from K Nidugade to Mandalpatti is not repaired at the earliest. 

Addressing reporters here on Friday, village leader A T Madappa said that the road which connects the villages has not been repaired for the last 15 years. 

Also, the road from Devastur bridge to Kareramane is ridden with potholes, causing inconvenience to the motorists. Students have been facing inconvenience. Accidents have become a common scene on the road, he said.

Madappa further pointed out that owing to the poor condition of the road, tourists have been hesitating to come to Mandalpatti, which is a tourist spot.

There was KSRTC bus facility for Mandalpatti from Madikeri. But, a few buses have stopped their service due to the poor condition of the road, he added.

Another villager C M Timmaiah said that the gram panchayat concerned and the district administration has turned a blind eye to the problem even after the submitting of a series of memorandums. 

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