In Bengaluru Central, drinking water, congested roads are pig poll issues along with the Bellandur lake.
BDA Executive Engineer Aravind, Fire Safety official Chouhan and marshals played a crucial role in controlling the fire.
One of the largest network of inter-connected lakes, Bellandur Lake is spread across 370.30 hectares while Varthur covers 180.30 hectares.
Another fire broke out in the buffer zone of Bellandur Lake on Sunday evening, and was duly extinguished by the fire brigade, along with Marshals patrolling the area.
Following a meeting of stakeholders, it was decided to discuss it with the Advocate General before taking a call.
If Delhi suffers from air pollution, Bengaluru suffers from some of the world’s worst water pollution.
The repeated incidents have convinced marshals that the origin of the fires is not natural.
One of the marshals who patrol the lake said one of their members noticed the fire and put it out with help from locals.
Officials say the diversion of treated water to Kolar and Chikkaballapura could have been a reason for the water level.
It’s been close to two decades that one of the biggest water bodies in Bengaluru, the Bellandur Lake, has witnessed its now globally infamous frothing on and off.
Bellandur Lake, the largest in the city's south-east suburb, which has seen frothing due to toxic substances flowing into it due to an untreated sewage system.
Technical committee set up state govt says Bellandur lake has become a site for unmindful experiments after Mumbai-based expert releases microbe culture into water body.
National Green Tribunal pulls up Bengaluru civic agencies for delay in cleaning polluted Bellandur lake
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) pulled up the state government on Tuesday and asked all civic agencies to work in tandem to resolve the Bellandur Lake frothing issue.
The Authority has enlisted the assistance of a Mumbai-based expert to arrest the foam in Bellandur lake.
After being pounded by a record-breaking downpour early this week, the city is on the road to recovery.