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NEW DELHI: The Karnataka government on Thursday scrapped the controversial Bengaluru steel flyover project. Bengaluru development minister KJ Georgeannounced the cancellation of the steel bridge project, that has been mired in controversy from the day it was conceived.
The move comes in the backdrop of allegations that kickbacks from this project have been paid to the Congress high command and chief minister Siddaramaiah‘s family.
Several Congress legislators including Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) working president Dinesh Gundu Rao on Thursday mounted pressure on Bengaluru in charge minister to drop the controversial steel bridge project as it is tarnishing the image of the government.