Dumping of waste: Karnataka HC raps BBMP chief,

warns he will be jailed for disobeying order

The court had on March 6, 2021, directed the civic body to stop dumping garbage at the quarry, but it was informed that the BBMP continued to do so.

The Karnataka High Court on Saturday pulled up the Chief Commissioner of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and directed him to file a personal affidavit explaining why its order barring the dumping of waste at Mittaganahalli quarry was disregarded. The court also warned Chief Commissioner Gaurav Gupta that he will be jailed if he cannot obey its order. READ MORE