Mayor S.K. Nataraj on Wednesday inspected the Kaggadasapura lake in C.V. Raman Nagar Assembly Constituency along with MLA S. Raghu.

Taking note of the dumping of debris, construction material and mud in a portion of the lake, he immediately summoned the area tahsildar and directed him to fence the 42-acre water body.

Stressing the importance of lakes, the Mayor said they were an integral part of the city. The lake fencing was a Rs. 1 crore project, for which Mr. Raghu has sanctioned money from his MLA Fund.

“We will sanction more funds after the Budget is approved. We will try to include it in the Budget, which will be presented after the the Standing Committees are constituted,” he said.

Panel formed

Meanwhile, the BBMP has constituted a technical committee to look into the wall collapse that killed 17-year-old Sanjana Singh on June 1. The members include Engineer-in-Chief Gopalaswamy, Chief Engineer Devaraj, Chief Engineer (East zone) Somashekhar, Joint Commissioner (East) Hira Nayak, and K. Vishwanath from the Task Force for Quality Monitoring and Infrastructure Works. Sources said that the committee is expected to submit its report on the wall collapse in three or four days.


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