Articles by Umesh Babu P G

Umesh Babu is volunteer at Citizens for Bengaluru

The Gandhian era fought for Swaraj (self rule) and since most of India was villages it may be coined as Grama Swaraj. By the sustained struggles and contributions of our forefathers Gram Sabha is functional. But now its time for us to look toward Nagara Swaraj or Nagar Sabha. A key to achieve Nagar Sabha is the 74th Constitutional Amendment. In 2018, it is the Silver Jubilee Celebration for the Act but nothing significant is seen on the ground. Well, the Constitution mandates for the Ward Committees!!! In Bengaluru, 16th November 2018 is a watershed moment; the BBMP Commissioner issued…

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