Hosa Road Condition; Sports coaching for kids; Garbage Burning Follow up;

Bellandur Buzz…
May 22nd 2014
This newsletter is shared fortnightly by the citizen group bellandur-forum@googlegroups.com

Meeting the Corporator: Pathetic condition of Hosa Road

Kasavanahalli main road or Hosa road connects Sarjapura road to the Electronic city phase1. It is home to 5000+ people. Daily 10,000+ people commute on this road. The whole road is full of deep potholes posing serious threat to the residents and commuters. Travelling on this road is a nightmare due to daily traffic jams, constant jerking and particulate pollution. There are no drains for the most part of this road and hence disposal of waste water is an issue for all apartments in this area. Around 25 representatives from 12 different RWAs met the Corporator Mr. Babu Reddy in the month of May with signed copies of complaints from each RWA residing on this road. A four point agenda was presented in the meeting.
1. Making proper drainage system.
2. Relaying of the road with no compromise on quality.
3. Regular cleaning up of the road.
4. No entry of heavy vehicles and trawlers during peak traffic hours.
Mr. Reddy has promised to release the funds for the road repair in the next two  months and to address the cleaning of the road.
– Neetu Tandon

Record number of potholes on Hosa Road


Some more potholes on Hosa Road

Kasavanahalli road replete with ‘kasa’


Fitness/Sports coaching in the neighborhood

1. Koramangala indoor stadium has gymnastics classes for kids. For all parents who believe their little monkey should be getting trained for Olympics, Coach Mahadev is kids friendly and the place has all the right equipment though condition could be better. Coach insists that he will take classes at least 4 days a week. He can be contacted on 9739073267.
 2. Athletics coaching can make all the difference to the little cheetahs with limitless energy. R1 sports and coach Mani are trying to start an athletics club in this neighbourhood. After the summer camp at Decathlon, they have found training space near Carmelaram junction. Coaching will start soon. Please contact Mani at 9620626595..
– Malini Parmar


Garbage burning in our ward: Follow up

Hasiru Dala, one of the vendors supporting the Kasa Muktha Bellandur team, is trying to help waste picker families deal with their unsold reject waste in the correct manner and not by setting fire to it. If you see waste picker families setting fire to trash, please report on our facebook page with their exact location, so that we can reach out to them. For other instances of burning garbage or black spots in this ward, please report on:
1.    BBMP’s SWM Facebook page.
2.    BBMP help line 080-22660000. A docket # will be generated for tracking.
3.    Call Ward 150 Health Inspectors Bharagav – 9480684238, Shobha:9739470310
4.    Call Ward 150 Environmental Engineer Mamtha – 9632709988.
– Archana Prasad Kashyap

Upcoming Events
Kaikondrahalli Lake Approach Road Clean up
By The Ugly Indian

Date: May 24th, Saturday
Time: 7:30 am – 10:00 am
Venue: Kaikondrahalli Lake, Main gate

Please volunteer! Carry your own water and sun hats.

Kalavanta Festival
By Ranjini Fine Arts

Date: 18th May – 25th May.
Venue: Gayana Samaja, K.R. Road, Bangalore.
Free entry.

Ranjani Fine Arts and 9 other leading sabhas in Bangalore have come together to form the Karnataka Fine Arts Council (KFAC), which aims to promote Indian Classical Art forms especially Music and Dance. Sunday, May 18th was inauguration of KFAC and a unique National Level Karnatic Music Youth Festival “Kalavanta 2014” featuring 14 concerts by leading young classical musicians over this  8-day period.

Catch the action and schedule of programs on Kalavanta 2014 at www.facebook.com/kalavanta


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ISSUE #10 May 22nd 2014


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Shilpi Sahu is a techie, running enthusiast, SWM advocate and an amateur artist, all rolled into one.