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Bengaluru Indiranagar residents take down over a hundred flexes only to see new ones the next day
news Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 16:25

In an attempt at getting rid of an eyesore, Indiranagar residents on Sunday removed over a hundred flexes in an around the area, as part of the "KillBill" initiative, however on Monday morning the residents realised that all their efforts had come to nought. 

On Monday, they saw that flex boards of Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital had replaced the ones they removed the previous day.

According to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) guidelines brought out during the plastic ban in March 2016, flex boards are among the many items that are banned. The News Minute has a copy of the notice issued by BBMP in this regard. 

Sneha Nandihal, who is  a member of "I Change Indiranagar" group claimed to have single-handedly pulled down over 40 flexes of the eye hospital on Monday. 

On Tuesday, Sneha and five other residents from other areas of Indiranagar, walked along BMC Circle, Domlur road, CMH road, 100 feet road, 12th main and ESI hospital, pulling down more than a hundred boards in three hours. 

Praveen Sundaram, another member, who was a part of the drive on Tuesday said, "We spent close to three hours, starting from 6 am, to remove these flexes. We covered over 7 km to 8 km where the flexes were put up every 30 meters or so."

Sathish, junior engineer (Ward 80) BBMP, told TNM that the revenue department of the corporation would act on this. 

"I had written to the revenue department on Monday. They will file a complaint against the hospital and an FIR would be lodged based on which action would be taken," he said. 

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