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Bengaluru citizens form human chain to protest flyover

The flyover is designed to ease commuting for travellers from the international airport to the city

Apurva Venkat  |  Bengaluru 

Hundreds of Bengaluru’s citizens formed a human chain on Sunday morning to protest against a Karnataka government move to build a 6.72-km steel flyover that will cut across the heart of the city. The flyover, which seek to provide seamless commute between the international airport and the city, will run over heritage sites and result in cutting of 812 trees.

The stretch connects city centre Basaveshwara circle with Hebbal, a node that leads to an expressway connecting the Bengaluru airport. People from various walks of life — domestic helps, autorickshaw drivers , ...

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First Published: Sun, October 16 2016. 22:54 IST
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