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Bangalore Development Authority not to Construct Proposed Steel Flyover

Bangalore Development Authority on Thursday gave the undertaking to Karnataka High Court that it will not construct a proposed steel flyover in Bengaluru.

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Bangalore Development Authority on Thursday told Karnataka High Court that it will not construct the proposed steel flyover in Bengaluru.

Authorities say it will decongest a ride to an international airport located on the city’s outskirts.

Bengaluru: Bangalore Development Authority on Thursday gave an undertaking to Karnataka High Court that it will not construct a proposed steel flyover in Bengaluru.

The proposed steel structure which is 6.72 km long, is estimated to the cost Rs 1,791 crores and was to connect the city center to Hebbal flyover. Authorities say it will decongest the ride to an international airport located on the city’s outskirts.

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The high court will now examine all legal & the constitutional issues related to the steel flyover for sanctioning Rs 50 lakh grant to a trust allegedly in a fraudulent manner in 2001.

Karnataka High Court told the petitioner Manjunath (who filed a petition against the Tipu Jayanthi) to take his objections to the Chief Secretary.

Some people in Bangalore are content, after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered a month-long stay on a proposed steel flyover project.

Those opposing the construction of the flyover plan to hold a hunger-strike on November 6 to  the further pressurize the state government to cancel it.

Tags: Bengaluru steel flyover, Bangalore development authority, construction, India, Karnataka, Bengaluru

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