On day 11 of its encroachment clearance drive, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) engaged its staff in carrying out a survey and marking in flood-hit Mahadevapura zone.
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) authorities demolished two houses, allegedly built on storm water drains (SWD), at Kasavanahalli in Mahadevapura on Thursday.
Express anger, allege nexus between babus, netas for encroachment of drains, illegal layouts that caused floods
The demolition drive started at 10 am, following directions from Zonal Commissioner, Dr K V Trilok Chandra.
Some areas in Domlur, Bellandur, and its nearby stretches have already complained of foul smell for which the BBMP has already deployed personnel to disinfect the area.
Several areas in Mahadevapura were submerged due to the heaviest rainfall in 72 years, affecting the lives of the poor and the rich.
IT/BT Minister Dr C N Ashwath Narayan said that IT companies will be involved in the development of Mahadevapura zone, to prevent any more flooding.
Ahead of monsoon rains, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai undertook a city inspection and covered the Mahadevapura zone on Tuesday afternoon.