BANGALORE: A day after releasing the list of BBMP’s reserved wards, Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa was on a foundation laying spree on Tuesday at Padmanabhanagar. The BJP showed its election preparedness for the upcoming BBMP elections by inaugurating some ambitious projects in Padmanabhanagar, which also houses the residences of former Prime Minister and JDS supremo H D Deve Gowda. He laid the foundation stone for a flyover at Kittur Rani Chennamma Circle, along the Ring Road axis with a budget of Rs 32.3 crores.
He also initiated the Dorekere Lake and Uttarahalli Lake restoration work at an estimated cost of Rs 10 crores.Green ambassadors As part of the ‘Greening Bangalore campaign’ he selected school students, who will be designated as Green ambassadors. They will give feedback to
the BBMP on various events happening around them through postcards. Best suggestions will be rewarded by the BBMP.
Transport Minister and Padmanabhanagar MLA R Ashok, BWSSB Minister Katta Subramanya Naidu, MLAs M Krishnappa, M Srinivas, Ravi Subramanya and BBMP Commissioner Bharat Lal Meena were present on the occassion. Later, addressing a gathering at a playground near
the DG Nursing Home at Padmanabhanagar, he said that KSRTC has been given the best transport corporation award. He also said that the water supply and sewerage system in Bangalore was the best in the country.