Avenue Road traders tired of writing petitions to BenSCL

The new deadline for completion of the smart city project is May 13 but traders are doubtful as BenSCL keeps missing deadlines. Avenue  Road traders say that, Bengaluru Smart City Limited (BenSCL) has been turning a deaf ear to their pleas to finish the project. And, they say, the organisation has ignored the orders of […]

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Businesses see a dip, as smart city project takes over

Shopkeepers and street vendors in Russell market are facing losses as the Smart city project’s construction work causes problems. As Anil, a fruit seller, puts half a dozen of bananas in a cover, he says, “Madam! Phir se aana (Madam, come again), with a smile on his face. “It is not just us who are […]

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Smart City workers’ children face a bleak future

The Smart City workers’ children live in tiny tin-sheeted rooms with no water supply or sanitation. The children of Smart City workers have no access to school.They are malnourished and  live in unventilated, unhygienic, tiny tin-sheeted rooms. “We have been living here for the past one and a half years, and were not allowed to […]

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