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Earlier in October last year, the court had made a similar observation when the BBMP was asked to stop counting potholes and ensure that citizens got smooth roads to ride on.
The police have registered a case under section 338 of the IPC (causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others).
The court also asked BBMP to produce the MBs of Bommanahalli Zone on December 20, the next date of hearing.
Students attempt to solve these issues by approaching local officials such as ward corporators, relevant agencies or try to find innovative solutions on their own.
Nitin Gadkari on Thursday had said that if roads were found to be in bad condition, he would run a bulldozer over the contractor concerned.
Bilhore's 16-year-old son Prakash died in July 2015 after his bike fell into a deep pothole.
The deaths caused due to potholes across the country were probably more than those killed on the border by terrorists, observed the SC.
The bench sought a response from the Centre on the report filed by the Supreme Court Committee on Road Safety, headed by former apex court judge Justice K S Radhakrishnan.
Every time a heavy vehicle, including a bus, crosses Padikuppam Road at Thirumangalam, potholes appeared at new spots making the road dangerous for motorists.
After the pipelines were replaced, the trenches that were made on one side of the road, have been filled with debris, leaving the stretch riddled with potholes.
Considering the suggestions made by the Court Commissioners, the BBMP has issued guidelines involving a methodology for pothole patching to all ground level executives of all zones.
The court’s observation came as the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has failed to make city free from potholes despite being given more than a month’s time.
Kanakapura Main Road from Sarakki signal in the Jarganahalli area, over which the Metro line runs, does not seem to belong to any authority.
With rainy days ahead, BBMP engineers are facing an uphill task, as they now have to show smooth roads to the High Court at its next hearing on October 23.
On October 5, when BBMP submitted the status of potholes, they mentioned that there were only 52 potholes as on September 29, 2018.