Bengaluru lakes can be saved, prove citizens

Three individuals kick started the rejuvenation process for three Bengaluru lakes. In addition to citizens' initiative, BBMP's cooperation and knowing the 'right' people seem to matter.

By Yogaraj S Mudalgi

23 Jun 2011, Citizen Matters

Rejuvenation of three lakes - Ambalipura, Kaikondanahalli and Puttenahalli lakes in south-east and south Bengaluru stand out as examples of successful projects undertaken by the BBMP. A common denominator in all three rejuvenation is the initiative taken by citizens living nearby to save them from extinction. Three concerned citizens started off the process - K Rajesh Rao, Priya Ramasubban and Usha Rajagopalan.

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