The BBMP surveyed Bagmane Tech Park on Wednesday. A report will be prepared and further action will be taken.
Bagmane contented that if the wall is demolished, water would gush into the property, so they be allowed to do the work and the BBMP could survey it, he said.
Leaving for a relief camp would mean the women of the village mingling with men outside their families, and that would violate their 'honour'.
The Revenue Department and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) have started encroachment clearance drive by demolishing properties as per High Court directions.
Demolition drive: 18 Bengaluru properties, including a one belonging to Congress MLA, come under earthmovers
On Monday, of the 24 identified properties in and around AECS Layout in Mahadevapura, the BBMP demolished walls, gates and parapet walls of 15 properties.
The Assembly on Tuesday witnessed a banter regarding Leader of Opposition Siddaramaiah’s recent visit to a flooded locality in Bengaluru’s IT corridor by a boat.
‘Rs 1,800 cr sanctioned; will keep allocating funds to complete drain works in Bengaluru’
According to the latest IMD bulletin, a thunderstorm with lightning is likely to occur at isolated places over Nagpur and Wardha.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres cited the floods in Pakistan, heat waves in Europe, and droughts in places such as China, the Horn of Africa, and the US—and pointed the finger at fossil fuels.
Authorities said the overall death toll reached 1,422 on Tuesday, with 31 more people dying in rain-related incidents this week.
The massive flooding in parts of Bengaluru, particularly the information technology corridor and arterial roads, was blamed on such encroachment.
He said that the BBMP is following the courts’ directions, so cases can be filed and hearings will continue, and clearance of encroachments will also continue.
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On Monday, Opposition Congress members demanded at the Business Advisory Committee (BAC) that the government allow the discussion on floods.
The court said the BBMP had failed to perform its statutory duties of clearing encroachments.
The demolition drive started at 10 am, following directions from Zonal Commissioner, Dr K V Trilok Chandra.
Bommai said the recent floods had affected not only IT/BT companies and their employees, but common people living in low-lying areas too.
He said the government is fighting to avoid food shortages due to the destruction of crops in the wake of the historic floods.
As per damage assessment reports received from 24 flood-affected districts, 1,26,162 hectare of farmland suffered crop loss of more than 33 per cent.
A senior Urban Development Department official said flooding is not new to Bengaluru.