STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Complaints galore at Bengaluru traffic police grievances meet

Sanchara Samparka Divasa, an initiative of the Bengaluru Traffic Police, held on Saturday, saw the participation of several social and environmental activists and other citizens.

Published: 12th December 2021 08:08 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th December 2021 08:08 AM   |  A+A-

Bengaluru traffic, Bengaluru roads

Representational image (Photo| EPS)

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: From alarming phone thefts to malfunctioning traffic signals, citizens of Bengaluru poured out their grievances to Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant, Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic) B R Ravikante Gowda and other senior police officials at the Sanchara Samparka Divasa, an initiative by the Bengaluru City Traffic police.

The event, held on Saturday, saw the participation of several social and environmental activists and other citizens. Aditya Kamath, a resident of Banashankari, pointed out to the alarming rate of phone theft in the city and the negligence of police officers towards the same. “On July 28, while travelling in an autorickshaw near Lalbagh Road, my phone was snatched. No action was taken despite reporting and notifying the police officers about this incident multiple times.” 

Human rights activist Hemanth threw light on the poor traffic management system in the city. “Malfunctioning traffic signals has led to a rise in signal jumping and road accidents,” he added. Senior citizens raised the issue of vehicle parking on the roadside. Kamal Pant promised to look into the issues. “Necessary measures will be taken to remedy the situation and we will work towards better traffic management,” he added.



Comments(1)

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 newindianexpress.com 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 newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com 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. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

  • student

    What about the sudden checking of phones like writted on r/bangalore? Has no one asked or it is not being covered?
    5 months ago reply
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp