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Red Building Lane residents stage protest against road widening proposal

Red Building Lane residents stage protest against road widening proposal

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Mar 30, 2017: Residents of Red Building Lane  of Kankanady-Valencia Ward staged a protest  in front of the MCC building on March 30, Thursday  to prevail upon the authorities to cancel the road widening project in their area.

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The residents pointed out that  as much as 95 per cent of the houses in the area will have to be demolished  if the project was initiated. They also said that they have already appealed to their local corporator Asha D’Silva seeking steps to withdraw the proposal.

Antony Maxim, a local resident and member of the Action Committee addressed the protestors.

The authorities have proposed to widen the existing  road to 30 feet which is opposed by the locals who have also alleged that a fake petition was a prepared to prove that they had sought  road widening. They had even accused the local corporator of being behind this.

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Comments on this Article
Smitha Salian, kaup Thu, March-30-2017, 6:10
The government has to drop this project as this project will cause trouble to many residents of the locality. The aged and the young ones face alot of problems
Geetha S, Udupi Thu, March-30-2017, 5:29
The roads are so narrow in some place that the entrance of the house is close to the roads . he new proposal for widening has d them .
Dinesh S, Mangaluru Thu, March-30-2017, 5:25
There is nothing wrong in protesting they are fighting for their rights . The corporation is doing its duty...
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