Heavy rains in the city exposed fault lines of infrastructure, resulting in great destruction and inconvenience to residents. Many successful companies and companies in the information technology industry even say that the “Bengali brand” has resonated greatly.
Information technology industry in Bengaluru is bearing the brunt of heavy rains. By some estimates, IT companies have suffered losses of at least Rs 225 crore due to workers getting stuck in traffic amid floods. There seems to be a palpable anger among citizens, who feel frustrated by political leaders during the crisis.
According to some political observers and party insiders, this fear seems to have more to do with the ruling BJPbecause the state government is directly responsible for the mayhem, in the absence of an elected council of the municipal civic body.
In addition, 15 of the 27 MLAs from the BBMP limit are party-owned, with seven of them being Cabinet Ministers.
Through the Conference could luxury to blame the ruling party for the situation and might not directly provoke public anger, the big old party with 11 MLAs could bear their share of responsibility, having run the city and state over the past several decades.
Also, some of the Congress legislators from the city are people who have been MLAs and Ministers in the past, and there may be an anti-incumbent element against them.
With growing public anger, a political duel broke out between the ruling BJP and the opposing Congress in the state, blaming each other for the management of the city’s infrastructure.
Prime minister Basavaraj Bommai it was he who led the charge that the BJP blamed congressional governments for the “mismanagement” of the cataclysm.
He accused the old party of licensing “left-right” construction activities in the lake areas, on the shores and buffer zones, during its regime.
In response, Opposition Leader Siddaramaiah, accusing the ruling BJP in Karnataka of trying to blame Congress for covering up its failures, urged the government to issue a white paper regarding the liberation of the rebels. encroaching on storm drains in the city, as he claims that the “Bengali brand” is being affected.
(Input from PTI)