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Hasire Usiru Campaign to Reclaim Bangalore's Commons

Report: Cycle Inclusive Planning Workshop - 31st January, 2009

Written by Ms. Divya Ravindranath
31 January, 2009

On 31st January 2009, a “Cycling Inclusive Planning Workshop” was jointly organized by Bangalore Metropolitan Land Transport Authority (BMLTA), EMBARQ, Interface for Cycling Expertise (I-CE), City Connect and RideACycle Foundation (RAC-F). The workshop was held between 9:00 AM -5:00 PM at the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation premises, Double Road, Bangalore.

Hasire Usiru: Campaign to Reclaim Bangalore's Commons

Hasire Usiru: Campaign to Reclaim Bangalore's Commons

Report: INTACH Avenue Road Walk - 8th February, 2009

Written by Divya Ravindranath, Bhargavi S. Rao and Leo F Saldanha
8 February, 2009

Walking Down an Avenue between the Past and the Present
8th February 2009

Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) in collaboration with Environment Support Group (ESG) and The Avenue Road Commercial Association (TARCA) organised a Heritage Walk on Avenue Road on 8th February 2009. Twenty-five people participated in the walk. This event is part of the series of activities planned on Avenue Road to raise consciousness amongst people of Bangalore on the heritage of the road and its significance to Bangalore.

Hasire Usiru: Campaign to Reclaim Bangalore's Commons

Public Action on Road Widening

1 January, 1970
Road Widening FAQ

(download zip folder containing the FAQ and its cover page - 726 KB) (download FAQ in Kannada - 271 KB, viewable with Baraha software)

Hasire Usiru: Campaign to Reclaim Bangalore's Commons

ESG's submission's to the Empowered Committee

10 December, 2008
ESG Submissions to the Empowered Committee (EC)
Interim Applications

Hasire Usiru: Campaign to Reclaim Bangalore's Commons

Minutes of the meetings of the Empowered Committee

1 July, 2008
  • September 20, 2008: Site inspection of BMIC. English, Kannada
  • September 12, 2008: Site inspection of BMIC.

Hasire Usiru: Campaign to Reclaim Bangalore's Commons

21 May, 2010

Background

Tree felling by the golf courseThe Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has proposed to widen 91 prime roads in Bangalore, supposedly to reduce traffic congestion in the city.

Hasire Usiru: Campaign to Reclaim Bangalore's Commons

Enthusiastic Response to State Wide protests against Regressive Amendment to the Karnataka Tree Preservation Act Forest Department Unlikely to proceed with the amendment

Press Release : Bangalore : 21 May 2009

On the eve of the World Biodiversity Day, over a hundred individuals and representatives of a wide variety of organisations from across Bangalore came together in front of Aranya Bhavan, Hq. Of Karnataka State Forest Department, to protest a proposed regressive amendment to the Karnataka Tree Preservation Act. If passed, the amendment would remove 41 trees from the protection accorded by this law.