Ramky Landfill at Mavallipura must be phased out

Landfill threatens safety of Yelahanka Air Force Base - Villagers demand decontamination of the highly polluted zone and compensation

Press Release : Bangalore : 16 October 2009

toxic pondMavallipura village, in particular its grazing pastures at Survey No. 8, has been used for dumping Bangalore's garbage for several years now.

Bangalore's garbage killing people in Mavallipura

Villagers refuse to cremate young victim's body

Press Release : Bangalore : 23 July 2010

Akshay Kumar, a 15 year old boy, died of dengue this morning at Mavallipura, Yelahanka Hobli, 20 kms north of Bangalore. Akshay's untimely death is the tragic outcome of reckless dumping of hundreds of tonnes of garbage daily by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and M/s Ramky Infrastructure Ltd. at Mavallipura, making it a fertile habitat for mosquitoes and resulting in widespread affliction of local communities with deadly dengue and chikungunya.