Take a bus to Shantinagar TTMC, 11 am

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The Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike has launched a joint campaign with Citizens for Bengaluru called the ‘Bus Bhagya Beku’ campaign, that demands the State Government to provide financial support to BMTC to ‘Halve the Fares, and Double the Fleet’. About 50 lakh commuters use BMTC services every day, thus making BMTC the backbone of Bangalore city. And yet, this mode of public transport is highly neglected, and too expensive for many to use. In addition, traffic congestion in Bangalore is caused by private vehicles, especially cars. And we feel that the only solution to reducing such congestion and air pollution is for people to move from using private vehicles to using public transport.

We started the ‘Bus Bhagya Beku’ campaign to put pressure on the Government of Karnataka to release funds and a long term solution for BMTC.

As part of this campaign, we are hosting a ‘Bus Yatra’ on March 4th (Saturday), and we request you to join hands with us to demand an efficient and reliable public transport system in Bangalore. Take a bus to the Shantinagar TTMC by 11 am!

Ideally, we would like you to join one of these five locations, so we can go as a group: Shivaji Nagar, Jayanagar, Banashankari, Majestic or Koramangala.

Please join the Whatsapp group for the location you will be joining for more information and getting in touch with others coming to the same location.

We will be meeting the BMTC Chairman, BMTC MD and the Transport Minister at Shanti Nagar upon arrival at 11AM and will submit our memorandum. We will be joined by Kannada actresses Shraddha Srinath and Bhargavi Narayan, Thermal and a Quarter’s Bruce Lee Mani, Classical Singer Ashwin Sharma and Journalist Vasanthi Hariprakash.

https://tinyurl.com/bb-jayanagar  10 AM
https://tinyurl.com/bb-kormangala 9.30 AM
https://tinyurl.com/bb-banashankari 9.45 AM
https://tinyurl.com/bb-shivaji  10 AM
https://tinyurl.com/bb-majesticBusStand 9.30 AM

Please give a ‘missed call’ to 080 30 47 47 74 to support the bus!

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About Srinivas Alavilli 14 Articles
Srinivas Alavilli believes that our governance will get better if more ordinary people get involved in a visible way. For too long, we have been mute spectators and we are now paying the price. Srinivas is passionate about bringing people together in new and effective ways to aggregate the voice loud enough that #PeoplePower can be heard loud and clear in the power corridors. Srinivas is one of the founding members of Citizens for Bengaluru that fought successfully against the proposed steel flyover project with the #SteelFlyoverBeda citizen movement. From being called 'beda brigade' CfB moved into 'Beku' mode, with #ChukuBukuBeku (local trains) and #BusBhagyaBeku (city bus) in an effort to make public transport a priority for our policy makers and more and more citizens demand it. In the past, Srinivas was one of the founders of Corruption Saaku! an anti corruption movemend that led to the India Against Corruption (IAC) and actively campaigned for new age candidates in local and state elections contesting on Loksatta Party. Apart from civic issues that he is currently deeply engaged in, Srinivas is passionate about fixing malnutrition and education as he believes that creating equal opportunities and a level playing field is a duty that all of us must take seriously.