Five law students fight garbage menace in Bangalore; Initiate suit against Municipal Corporation

Default admin language (currently English) May 28 2013

Tired of seeing public areas being used as open dumping grounds, five law students have drafted an innovative plaint against Bangalore city’s municipal corporation, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). The plaint, filed before the City Civil Court, states that by failing to clear the garbage dumped in the Kamakshipalya locailty, the BBMP has committed the offence of “public nuisance”.

The five students are Abin Francis, Nikhil Sawlani, Devaang Agarwalla, Joachim Saldanha and Pavan Shyam. While Pawan Shyam is currently studying at Amity Law School, the rest are . . .

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