Karnataka HC allows state govt and BBMP to display hoardings in Bengaluru for creating awareness about COVID-19 spread and safety measures

When the matter was taken up for hearing, the Court was informed that the funds for putting up these hoardings will be used from the BBMP's allotted budget of Rs 49.50 crore.
Karnataka High Court
Karnataka High Court

The Karnataka High Court today gave the green signal to the state government and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to display hoardings in the city of Bengaluru for creating awareness about safety measures for preventing the spread of COVID-19.

An interim application in this regard was moved by the state government in a petition seeking the strict enforcement of the Karnataka Open Places (Prevention of Disfigurement) Act, 1981 in the state.

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