Hasire Usiru: Campaign to Reclaim Bangalore's Commons

Hasire Usiru

Public Action Report on the Lalbagh Protest

Written by Kanishka Lahiri
26 April, 2009

The citizens' movement opposing the current plans of the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) in the Southern Reach continued on Sunday morning at Lalbagh West Gate. Today's protest march from Lalbagh West Gate to 32nd Cross, Nanda Road marked the fifth in a series of protests that was sparked by work conducted by the BMRCL on Apr 13 and 14, when they demolished 500 feet of Lalbagh's perimeter wall and felled several trees inside the historic premises to make way for a station.

Sackhumvit Trust & Dream School Foundation: Environment Support Group Workshop & Lalbagh Field Trip

1 January, 1970

As part of our endeavors in environmental education, Sackhumvit Trust organized a workshop for students at Dream School Foundation’s (DSF) Yeshwantpur and R.T. Nagar centres to learn about ecological issues associated with the urbanization of Bangalore. The workshop was an engaging and unique experience for DSF’s students, most of whom attend government schools which are unable to dedicate sufficient time and resources for teaching environmental studies as part of their school syllabus.