Officials Told to Pull Down Illegal Flexes

Published: 08th February 2015 05:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th February 2015 05:59 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU:District in-charge Minister R Ramalinga Reddy on Saturday censured area engineers for letting illegal flexes thrive in the city. He also expressed disappointment that many such boards have been put up by politicians.

R-Ramalinga-Reddy.jpgHe said officials should pull down illegal flexes without reservation, and file police complaints against politicians who prevent them from doing so. He was speaking after inaugurating safety alarms for women in buses at Yelahanka Satellite bus stand. He said the alarms would be installed in five government buses in the pilot phase. When they are triggered, the traffic police would be alerted. He said the Yelahanka New Town bus stand would be upgraded at a cost of Rs 1 crore, and the one in Old Town is already being modernised at a cost of Rs 10 crore.

On Arkavathy Row

Reddy also took the opportunity to defend Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on the Arkavathy Layout denotification row, saying the opposition parties are raising a hue and cry as they cannot tolerate the Congress’ “good governance”. He said the parties were making use of the issue to destabilise the government.

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