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Death of a lake

March 20, 2011

A huge water-spread, a great place for an evening walk , a childhood remembered swimming in the waters, a livelihood based on the water in the lake, now all this a distant memory.

Captured in this fim , the death of a lake in Bangalore. The replacement large pipes bringing water from distant places, engineering replaces hydrology and ecology. The classic ‘fouling of the nest’.This process needs to be reversed and quickly

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2 comments

  1. I am sure such films should be given a wide circulation to have our all sweet water sources keep alive for our successors


  2. That has been the case of “development” in Bangalore – lakes have been consciously filled up to build the city. IMO, the lack of a strong local population who are passionate and courageous to protect the natural environment is the root of the problem here – but it gives Bangalore the “silicon valley” tag for development. Totally one-sided development indeed.



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