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Bengaluru lake activist booked over social media posts against BBMP


Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the civic physique of town, has filed a criticism with the police in opposition to lake activist Sandeep Anirudhan on the Whitefield police station on May 5 within the backdrop of his combat with BBMP over claims {that a} street challenge falls within the buffer zone of the Pattandur Agrahara Lake. Meanwhile, BBMP denies that such a waterbody exists.

The case has been filed beneath IPC sections 153 and 186 for spreading propaganda in opposition to BBMP officers and inciting individuals in opposition to the street challenge by way of social media posts.

The police Monday issued a discover to Anirudhan to seem earlier than the investigating officer.

“While there is a clear marking of the Road Alignment in the Revised Master Plan (RMP) 2015, Sandeep Anirudhan is obstructing the government’s work by false propaganda through media stating that the road is being formed on the lake buffer area. The RMP-2015 does not indicate any existence of the lake. However, Sandeep Anirudhan is falsely claiming the withdrawn Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP-2031). He is instigating the public at large to oppose the Government Financed public work, alleging the BBMP, especially the Road Infrastructure division’s role. The Road Infrastructure has not been involved in any corrupt practices in the road making but is following the directives of the Comprehensive Development Plan (RMP-2015),” the criticism by the BBMP learn.

The BBMP additionally alleged that the activist has a private agenda and is clearly creating confusion among the many public in opposition to the officers. Anirudhan in his response to the police has stated, “Sy.No.54 of Pattandur Agrahara is a lake bed as found from various official government records. The complaint made, pursuant to which a case is registered against me, attributes allegation of interference in the matter of discharging public duties of the government servant. I have never interfered with the discharge of government duties at any point of time much less on the date on which such allegations are made.”

“Also, we would like to bring to your kind notice that the sections of IPC under which the FIR has been filed are not applicable in any way in this complaint, as this is merely an accusation of spreading false information. IPC Section 153 deals with incitement to riots. None of the social media posts incite rioting in any form. IPC Section 186 deals with obstruction of public servants. The illegal road formation works have been continuously progressing since October 2021 up until now. Neither I nor anyone else has obstructed that work. Hence, we appeal to you that the FIR has been wrongly filed,” he stated.

Responding to the claims by the BBMP that RMP 2015 didn’t make a point out of the challenge space as a lake, Anirudhan stated, “In the RMP 2015, errors were made by the Bangalore Development Authority. It left out the lake and introduced a road project and zoned the area as industrial. In the RMP 2031, that error was corrected. We have petitioned the BDA to amend RMP 2015 and make corrections to list the lake and remove the violating project and correct the zoning.”





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