June 19th, 2015
Tired of careless attitude of civic authorities in Bangaluru, Baadal Nanjundaswamy,an artist, created a temporary art installation with a model of life-sized crocodile in sitting inside a big pothole on the Sulthanpalya Main Road in north Bangalore on Thursday.
A drinking water pipe broke about a month ago. The subsequent rain and constant traffic eroded the road creating a big pot hole. Locals have complained to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike and the BWSSB to no avail. I am hoping they will take some action now,” Nanjundaswamy said. The artist created his fiber crocodile over a week’s time at a personal cost of Rs 6000.
The crocodile pond did not exactly attract the attention of authorities, but it aroused the curiosity of hundreds of people passing by.
With inputs from Indian Express