Benniganahalli lake gets a second shot at life

  • | Friday | 11th January, 2019

“We are expecting the lake land to be developed under a Smart City project. Sources said the BDA had developed this lake but had forgotten to divert the sewage flowing into the lake. Benniganahalli LakeBruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara PalikeBangalore Development AuthorityThe BDA had handed over the lake to the BBMP in 2016. Once, the lake was a favourite destination for walkers in the morning and evening but later they stopped visiting this lake due to the pollution,’’ says Lakshmipathi M, a resident of Benniganahalli.According to the BBMP authorities, the lake was developed by the(BDA) around two decades ago. “We have constructed a 700-metre sewer line to prevent sewage flowing into the lake,’’ says Jagannatha Rao.As of now, the civic body has been focusing on cleaning all the dirt from the lake.

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