Revive Puttanna theatre

With single screen theatres falling by the wayside in the age of multiplexes, Puttanna theatre’s revival is essential as it is the only surviving vestige in the vicinity which has not lost itself to the multiplex.

Shut since 2004 with a pledge by the then Bangalore Mahanagara Palike that a refurbished theatre with state-of-the-art facilities in place would be re-opened, the theatre today lies decrepit.

During the visit of then Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa  to the damaged site, revival of the theatre in 36 months was promised, but unfortunately the situation remains unchanged and is causing a huge loss to the state exchequer.  The project has been handed over to BDA by BBMP.

Concerned authorities must look into the matter at the earliest and accelerate the reconstruction.

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