For the past three weeks, the processing machines have been motionless. There has been no trace of trucks that bring waste. Workers come only to play cricket in the yard. The plant is non-functional.
The JDS too, which has traditionally never devoted much time or energy on urban voters, will bring out a Bengaluru manifesto this time.
When Hebbal went for bypoll following the death of MLA R Jagadeesh Kumar in 2016, the BJP fielded Y Narayanswamy, who won by a margin of 19,000 votes.
In contrast to the high-rises and gated communities, slums like Chamundinagar, Kousarnagar and Matadahalli that lack basic civic amenities are aplenty in the constituency.
According to BBMP officials, the new system will, besides making the process simple, bring in greater transparency by avoiding human interaction and speed up the process.
Even five years since it issued guidelines regarding the use of social media in poll campaigns, the EC has not come out with a module to track and make social media content accountable.
The CEO’s Tuesday evening visit was prompted by a complaint from Million Voter Rising, a campaign to include voters launched by citizen group Whitefield Rising.
President of the Peenya Industries Association, points out that the five-decade-old industrial area continues to face basic problems such as untreated sewage, lack of good roads and street lights.
Messages generated on the Congress party’s social media cell can reach at least 12 lakh people through WhatsApp at any given point in time.
With increased life expectancy, retirees returning to the job market sees a steady growth (YoY).
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