Bengalureans, who actually travel on the city's pockmarked roads regularly, are finding it extremely difficult to believe the figure.

BBMP says Bengaluru has 15935 potholes residents hole-heartedly disagree
Social Social Media Wednesday, October 04, 2017 - 19:03

Bengaluru has just around 16,000 potholes. Not in one area but across the city. At least that is the figure, according to the BBMP.

The Hindu reported that the BBMP, after a meeting with its zonal officers and engineers on Tuesday, figured out that the city's roads have 15,935 potholes.

Bengalureans, who actually travel on the city's pockmarked roads regularly, are finding it extremely difficult to believe the figure. Some have even found it funny and most have pegged the statistic to be much, much higher.

After the Bengaluru Traffic Police shared the link to the story on its social media pages, the posts have been flooded with comments from residents of the city.

While some questioned the methodology used to reach the number, others quipped that the civic authority would have perhaps found it easier to count the number of decent roads, given they are very few in number.

With accidents and even deaths being reported due to bad conditions of roads, many are angry at the inefficiency and inaction of the authorities. And justifiably so.

Here's what some of them had to say: 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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