Fix The Potholes In Bangalore
  • Petitioned Mr Lakshmi Naryana

This petition was delivered to:

Municipal Commissioner, Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike
Mr Lakshmi Naryana
Mayor, BBMP, Bangalore
Sri B S Sathyanarayana

Fix The Potholes In Bangalore

    1. Sunish Jauhari
    2. Petition by

      Sunish Jauhari

      Bangalore, India

Bangalore’s roads and potholes are killing citizens almost every day. How many of us will give our lives before we wake up!!

Thousands of potholes on the city roads have made commuting impossible. They cause accidents, traffic jams and are a serious danger to citizens.

Efforts to fix the roads have been half-hearted and ineffective. What’s worse is that every year several thousand crores of tax payers’ money is spent on maintenance of roads. Yet the BBMP has not been able to provide us with good roads. Government's apathy is hitting citizens and their convenience, day-to-day productivity, and lives in general. 

As a concerned citizen, I believe it is time to end this menace. That’s why I started this petition on Change.org asking the Bangalore Mayor Venkatesha Murthy and Commissioner of Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), Lakshmi Narayana to take immediate action to fix the potholes in the city.

If thousands of us from Bangalore sign this petition, we will be able to build enough pressure on the BBMP Mayor and Commissioner to take this civic issue very seriously.

With strong public demand, we will have a stronger case to demand a pothole free Bangalore from its authorities. Sign my petition.

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    1. Reached 20,000 signatures
    2. Two toddlers killed in accidents

      Sunish Jauhari
      Petition Organizer
      Two toddlers killed in accidents

      BANGALORE: Two toddlers were killed in separate accidents in the city. Around 8.30am on Wednesday, two-and-a-half year-old Dhanushri, who was sitting on the fuel tank of a motorcycle driven by her uncle, was killed after a mini-truck hit the bike near Hoodi Circle, off KR Puram. Her five-month pregnant mother was riding pillion.

    3. Toddler dies as her uncle's vehicle loses control over a pothole!

      Sunish Jauhari
      Petition Organizer
      Bangalore potholes: Toddler dies as her uncle's vehicle loses control

      Bangalore: Potholes have claimed another life in Bangalore and this time, of a two-and-a-half-year-old girl. She died after her uncle lost control while driving over a potholed road. A distraught KM Suresh can't believe he drove his niece to death. Suresh was taking his sister and her daughter Dhanashree on his bike on Wednesday morning, when he lost control.

    4. The Hindu: 330 pedestrians killed on Bangalore roads this year

      Sunish Jauhari
      Petition Organizer
      330 pedestrians killed on Bangalore roads this year

      As many as 330 pedestrians lost their lives and 1,197 were injured in road accidents in the city this year so far. Most of the victims were women and the elderly who were hit by vehicles while they were walking or crossing a road.

    5. Reached 17,500 signatures
    6. Pothole menace finds no mention in BBMP meet - Times of India

      Sunish Jauhari
      Petition Organizer

      BANGALORE: Pothole-ridden roads, which continue to pose a major threat to motorists, did not find a mention in the BBMP council meeting on Monday. In a session that lasted five hours, mayor BS Satyanarayana and 198 corporators discussed everything other than crucial problems dogging the city.

      Read further at - http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/Pothole-menace-finds-no-mention-in-BBMP-meet/articleshow/23327006.cms

      Pothole menace finds no mention in BBMP meet

      BANGALORE: Pothole-ridden roads, which continue to pose a major threat to motorists, did not find a mention in the BBMP council meeting on Monday. In a session that lasted five hours, mayor BS Satyanarayana and 198 corporators discussed everything other than crucial problems dogging the city.

    7. Reached 250 signatures
    8. Reached 100 signatures
    9. Reached 50 signatures
    10. Traffic cops to book BBMP for pothole mishaps!

      Sunish Jauhari
      Petition Organizer

      The next time an accident takes place due to a pothole, the traffic police will take up the responsibility of pressing charges against the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) for causing the accident.

      Additional Commissioner (Traffic and Security) B Dayananda told Express: “If there is an accident and our investigation shows it is due to road engineering defects, we will press charges of abetment to the accident against the civic authority concerned.”

      The move by the traffic police has delighted urban planners. “It is a fantastic step. If the department finds lapses, they should book cases without delay. I think the move will set a precedent for the future,” said activist R K Misra.

    11. Insane - authorities now find use of potholes!!

      Sunish Jauhari
      Petition Organizer

      Bangalore to double up water storage capacity by storing water in potholes thats have surfaced due to rains

    12. Digital cameras for Potholes!

      Sunish Jauhari
      Petition Organizer

      Digital cameras bought to click potholes vanish

      BBMP’s revenue and engineering departments pass buck on RTI application concerning purchase of 200 digicams and 150 camcorders

    13. Speed news - road fatalities...

      Sunish Jauhari
      Petition Organizer

      During the course of a day - 17 July

      16:58 IST
      A 17-year-old girl riding a two-wheeler was fatally hit by a truck in Air oli. The victim, Aishwarya Chaple, was a resident of Kalpataru society in sector 14 Airoli.
      12:25 IST
      chief minister Manohar Parrikar's convoy met in accident on Tuesday midnight, three police personnel injured.
      11:40 IST
      Three girl students of Mount Carmel College here were injured when one of the lecturer's car mowed them down in front of the college gate on Wednesday morning. All three were rushed to the nearby hospital, where two of them are undergoing treatment for fractures, while the third one is recovering from her external injuries.
      11:38 IST
      22-year old Sameer Pishote, a resident of Sanguem, died after the two-wheeler on which he was riding pillion hit against

    14. Reached 25 signatures

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    Reasons for signing

    • SAbhishek S BANGALORE, INDIA
      • 4 months ago

      Because i have been injured many times bcoz of bad roads

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    • Anupam Saurabh JAKARTA, INDIA
      • 4 months ago

      It is time to end this menace. Exorbitant tax with current road condition is no way acceptable. Save life !

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    • madan lingeswaran BANGALORE, INDIA
      • 4 months ago

      let us maintain for safety

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      • 4 months ago

      This is not a problem only for me, but everyone. Anyone can get injured/die due open potholes. And also the way the hilly potholes are created can cause big acciidents

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    • Aditi Tembhurne BANGALORE, INDIA
      • 5 months ago

      I stay in Bangalore, electronic city and face the issues like delay, accidents and injuries due to water covered potholes after every single rain. My car has also got damaged due to these roads full of potholes for a long stretch.

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