: Mayor B.S. Sathyanarayana on Wednesday directed officials of the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike’s (BBMP) Department of Town Planning to draw up a design for pedestrian-friendly footpaths.

According to sources, he is said to have directed the officials to ensure that the design is uniformly adopted across the city.

The city’s footpaths are currently of varied dimensions. With several obstructions, the footpaths are not even levelled. In several places, the cobblestones are either missing or completely broken.

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