On Techie’s Demise In Flooded Underpass, B Bommai Factors To “Lapses”

Heavy rainfall result in extreme water-logging in a number of elements of Bengaluru (File)


Former chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday accused the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) officers of negligence in taking on precautionary measures towards heavy rains, regardless of warnings from the Meteorological Division.

Speaking to the media individuals in Bengaluru, Bommai stated, “It was painful that the lifetime of a lady was snuffed out in rains that lashed just for a number of hours within the State capital on Sunday.”

“Heavy rains and underpass waterlogging occurred earlier additionally however I do not keep in mind any dying taking place earlier than…this (dying) may have been averted and well timed motion by BBMP may have saved the life. There are some lapses, must look into it,” stated Former Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai on the dying of techie as a result of waterlogging within the underpass

He added that this incident passed off solely as a result of negligence of the BBMP officers. Quickly after the incident, the civic physique officers by no means went to the rescue of the affected folks.

“We have now shaped SDRF groups in Bengaluru however that must be launched and given extra work. The Meteorological division has predicted heavy rains within the subsequent 5 days,” he stated.

He added, “Required precautions have to be taken on conflict footing as a number of timber have fallen throughout town. These timber haven’t been cleared but. If allowed because it stays, there will probably be chaos in Bengaluru.”

He additional stated, “Chief Minister Siddaramaiah should take instant steps on this path. In BBMP, some officers work constantly and many do not work in any respect. Correct planning have to be performed prematurely”.

An FIR was registered at Bengaluru’s Halasuru Gate Police Station in reference to the dying of a 23-year-old girl after a automobile will get submerged within the flooded underpass in Bengaluru’s Ok.R. Circle on Sunday, police stated.

The lady has been recognized as Bhanurekha. An FIR was registered on the grievance filed by her brother Sandeep.

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah met the members of the family of 23-year-old girl Bhanurekha who died after drowning within the waterlogged underpass within the KR Circle space in Bengaluru.

Extreme water-logging was witnessed in an underpass within the KR circle space in Bengaluru after heavy rain lashed town. Earlier, a number of folks caught within the underpass have been safely rescued and brought to the hospital.

Heavy rainfall and hailstorms lashed Bengaluru on Sunday resulting in extreme water-logging in a number of elements of town.

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