My name is Adithya of 10th I.C.S.E, VEC. I am giving my comments on the article on roads of Bangalore.
Bangalore a city which is given the name as the “Green City”, “IT City” and ”Metropolitan City” is the capital of the state Karnataka. We hear that Bangalore is being developed in many ways but what we see is different. The means of transport like cars, bikes, etc. Have been developed and metro train is being developed but the problem is medium on which transport is based on that is roads. Though the High Court of Karnataka has directed the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to construct a special committee to monitor roads widening projects and the metro work and the committee is working on the central Bangalore but left out the other roads that leads to other districts.
Most of the main roads like that of Hosur road, Bannerghatta road, Mysore road, CMH road, Magadi road and many more are filled with ditches and puddles.
The causes of the present condition of the roads are:-
· The causes of this are mismanagement of roads done by the authorities and the employers assigned for it.
· The heavy downpour by the monsoon rain.
· Building of the metro in the city.
· Incomplete Construction of flyovers and underpass roads.
Effects of potholes and ditches in the road are:-
§ People who use these roads often say “it is a back-breaking exercise to travel on it”.
§ Break down of vehicles became common in that area.
§ Accidents became common in these areas.
§ The beauty of the road is lost by filling up of the ditches in the road.
§ Heavy traffic is common.
Methods to taken to gain back our roads are:-
Ø The BWSSB and BBMP should show their interest on the road on the road construction.
Ø Metro construction should be completed.
Ø Funds should be given out by the state so that we get a better quality of roads.
Ø The authorities should undertake some methods about the roads before the monsoon arrives.
Thus by this methods we get better quality roads and a planed city. This way our city will get roads like that of New York and so on.