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42 lakes have disappeared in Bengaluru, says Ashok
The Hindu | 19/09/2022 10:22 PM | Click to read full article
Revenue Minister R. Ashok on Monday told the Legislative Assembly that 42 lakes disappeared in Bengaluru city and many of them during the Congress governments in the State.
In a reply to over 12 hours of debate involving 36 members on rain havoc and floods in different parts of the State during the South-West monsoon, Mr Ashok said many layouts and constructions took place on lakebeds and this caused disappearance of lakes in the city.