No More Waste to Mandur Landfill Site

Published: 21st November 2014 06:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st November 2014 06:04 AM   |  A+A-


BENGALURU: Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has decided to advance its deadline to stop sending garbage trucks to Mandur. The trucks will not go to Mandur from Friday itself.

After staging protests in July, the villagers finally agreed that they will allow trucks till November-end.

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah too assured them of the same. Now, the Palike seems to have advanced the deadline by over a week.

Sridhar, a resident of Mandur, told Express that they have been informed that BBMP shall not send waste from Friday.

“About 65 trucks came to dump waste at our backyard on Thursday night. Those were the last ones. We can finally heave a sigh of relief,” he said.

BBMP sources said since the past four to five months they had been constantly working towards stopping waste disposal at Mandur. “We are happy that we could achieve this 10 days before the deadline. People had lost faith in us. We wanted to prove that we are not anti-public,” said an official.


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp