‘Bengaluru-Mysuru highway flooded because villagers…’, Govt issues statement
The highway that was constructed to reduce the travel time between Bengaluru and Mysuru to 75 mins from 3 hours, inundated just six days after it was inaugurated by prime Minister Narendra Modi
Bengaluru-Mysuru highway that was inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi few days ago, got inundated causing accidents, after a night of heavy rainfall. The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways issued a clarification regarding the deplorable condition of the highway.
On Friday, hailstones and rain battered the city of Kalaburagi.
Notably, three days after inauguration, Deccan Chronicle had reported that portion of the newly opened Bengaluru-Mysuru National Highway was damaged at an overpass near Bidadi.
After the damage was detected, officials of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) took up the repair works.
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