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Do President, PM Need To Visit For Bengaluru Civic Agencies To Work: High Court


Reports claimed Bengaluru civic physique spent Rs 23 crore on roads forward of PM go to (Representational)

Bengaluru:

The Karnataka High Court has questioned whether or not the President and Prime Minister ought to usually go to town and journey on totally different roads for civic companies to do their job.

The excessive court docket stated this in reference to studies that town civic physique, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), spent Rs 23 crore to restore roads within the metropolis for the Prime Minister’s latest go to.

The chiding got here throughout the listening to of a contempt petition in opposition to Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) and Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) officers.

Manjula P and Sharadamma P had approached the excessive court docket looking for restoration of water and sewerage line connection to 2 of their housing websites in Visvesvaraya Layout. The connections had been sanctioned however not laid.

On October 21, 2020, a single-judge bench of the excessive court docket ordered the civic companies to revive the connection to the 2 websites inside two months and disposed of the case.

The two ladies approached the excessive court docket a yr later with a contempt petition in opposition to the commissioners and anxious engineers of Bangalore Development Authority and Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board as the sooner excessive court docket order was not adopted by them.

The officers had sought time earlier than the division bench of Justice B Veerappa and Justice KS Hemalekha who had been listening to the contempt plea. Even the contempt plea is pending since May 2021 however the Bangalore Development Authority and Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board did not observe the court docket order repeatedly.

On Thursday, the excessive court docket stated: “Maybe the condition of roads will improve if the PM and President visit Bengaluru often. Last week you spent Rs 23 crore to fill potholes. The PM has to travel on different roads each time for you to do your duty?”
 

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