Residents partner with BBMP to save a lake

By Reshmi Chakraborty

20 April 2010, Citizen Matters

The Puttenahalli Lake was on its way to being encroached until a year and half ago. The joint effort of a few local residents has now put it on the revival map.

About two years ago, when writer Usha Rajagopalan looked out of her balcony, the view that faced her was that of a vanishing lake called Puttenahalli Kere. As a longtime resident of the apartment complex L&T South City, Usha remembers the lake as a large water body that attracted several kinds of birds once.

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