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They continue to live in fear as they fear that further landslide might damage their building.
Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike, it seems, has not learnt from past mistakes.
Perhaps, for the first time, the army’s services are being utilised to check the genuineness of the work done by the civic body.
The BBMP engineers tried to pass the buck to the BWSSB saying that they did not fill it after doing their job or that the level of the manhole needs to be raised.
The shops, that are situated on BBMP land, have no proper waste disposal, employ children, are unhygienic and steal water from the corporation.
The Court directed the city police commissioner to ensure the proper management of routes of the places visited by the commission.
The civic body had submitted to the HC this week that it had identified 3,071 potholes in the city’s eight zones.
Other issues which could be taken up are solid waste management, eradication of black spots and fixing of broken footpaths, he added.
The expensive machines, each of which cost Rs 5 crore, are only being used in limited areas, as BBMP engineers say they do not work fast enough to be used under the pressures of a tight deadline
Several instances of BBMP’s newly filled potholes getting damaged have already been seen across the city.
Under pressure to fill every pothole in the city by Monday, as directed by the High Court, BBMP took up the work in all the eight zones.
Kavitha K, personal assistant to L&T CEO, said, “We volunteered for three Saturdays for four to six hours every day.
BBMP submitted an affidavit stating that continuous monitoring will be undertaken to ensure there is no recurrence of potholes in the city.
The city civic body Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike informed the High Cout that it has filled 898 potholes so far.
Filling potholes in a day practically impossible, say BBMP engineers after Karnataka High Court warning
The potholes, which resurface, especially when it rains, are one of the major reasons for road accidents and slow moving traffic.