Karnataka High Court dismisses PIL demanding planned improvement of roads in Bangalore

Eight year old PIL seeking to protect lakhs of trees and rights of thousands of urban residents, dismissed in minutes

Press Release : Bangalore : 8 June 2015

The Principal Bench of the High Court of Karnataka constituted by Acting Chief Justice Mr. Subhro Kamal Mukherjee and Justice Mr. Ram Mohan Reddy dismissed today W.P.

Bangalore Road Widening and Other Urban Transport Projects Impacted Communities Unite

BATPIC Network launched with the objective of pursuing urban transport projects that are socially just, economically viable, environmentally friendly and long lasting solutions

Press Release : Bangalore : 17 July 2012

 

Joint Statement 

 

Summary:  

Karnataka High Court decision approving Sadashivnagar-Yeshwantpur Road Widening Regressive

Revisitation of this order essential given the irrereversible and deep impacts on people's rights to life, housing and livelihood, and the environment

Press Release : Bangalore : 18 June 2012

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Hasire Usiru: Campaign to Reclaim Bangalore's Commons

Public Action: Documents, Right to Information and Correspondence with Public Officials

28 November, 2008
Documents
  • Road Widening FAQ's: Common questions about road widening answered.
  • Workshop on July 4th, 2009: "What's Happening in Bangalore? Meeting the challenge of Protecting Lives, Livelihoods, Public spaces and Our Commons!" Download invitation.

Hasire Usiru: Campaign to Reclaim Bangalore's Commons

Public Consultation on "The Road Widening Schemes of Bengaluru: Impacts and Alternatives"

20 December, 2007

A public consultation on “ROAD WIDENING SCHEMES OF BENGALURU: IMPACTS AND ALTENATIVES” was jointly organised by Environment Support Group (ESG), Civic and Alternative Law Forum (ALF), public interest not for profit organisations responding to governance, planning, social and environmental justice causes. The consultation was held under the banner of HASIRU USIRU on 20th December 2007 at Senate Hall of Central College, Bengaluru and was chaired by Mr. P. S. S. Thomas, former Secretary General of National Human Rights Commission and Advisor, Planning Commission.

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)

What's Happening in Bangalore?

Meeting the challenge of Protecting Lives, Livelihoods, Public spaces and Our Commons

Written by Anjali Vaidya and Anitha Sampath
4 July, 2009