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Whitefield Rising COVID19 Fundraiser

Whitefield Rising *COVID19 Fundraiser* – all info in poster. Bank A/c # *35048586045*. UPI ID whitefieldrisingtrust@sbi IMPORTANT – After bank transfer, please fill out *Google Form* to help us track payments and send your 80G certificate: https://bit.ly/3aBSft2. If you want to donate but are *not an Indian citizen*, please write to *hello@whitefieldrising.org*

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#Coronavirus #COVID19Bangalore What can you do?

Follow legitimate sources of information | Verify | DO NOT SHARE UNVERIFIED INFO WHO | https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public Ministry of Health & Family Welfare | https://www.mohfw.gov.in/ Disclaimer: This is a note from Whitefield Rising; NOT from a Government body or Hospital. Please always follow their lead and advise first. This note is our attempt to share best […]

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BBMP Ward Delimitation | Why should you care?

According to the 74th Constitutional Amendment Act, urban bodies with more than THREE lakh population were mandated to constitute Wards and Ward committees. Wards & Ward Committees provide for a mechanism of participative democracy at the grassroots level, and ensure services and resources are allocated on equitable basis for a good quality of life to […]

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#MahadevapuraDemands: 1 week after Protest

#MahadevapuraDemands It is One Week since the #MahadevapuraDemands Protest. We thank the Elected Representatives, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), Bangalore Traffic Police (BTP) and Bangalore City Police (BCP) for initiating a few changes reported below. We hope this continues since our objective is to see genuine systemic transformation on basic civic amenities across Mahadevapura. Even […]

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#MahadevapuraDemands

#MahadevapuraDemandsThat our Elected Representatives ResignWe are DONE with living in filth, traffic jams and pollution. And for years now!Did you know that Rs 56,000 per small vehicle per month is allocated for garbage pickup and we have enough of these vehicles but they do not service the allocated areas? You can guess why they don’t go around daily. Is […]

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Goonj’s School to School Drive 2019

Superb effort by 45 communities who participated in the 2019, Whitefield Rising’s collection drive for Goonj’s  ‘School to School’ initiative. The drive which ended on April 27th 2019 was incredibly successful. The notice for collection was published on the Whitefield Rising Facebook page and many communities showed a lot interest and participated enthusiastically. Community champions […]

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Meet your MP candidates – Bangalore Central

Million Voter Rising holds a talk with 3 MP candidates in upcoming Lok Sabha Elections Hundreds came to see the three most visible candidates of Bangalore Central standing for the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2019. Prakash Raj (Independent), Rizwan Arshad (Congress) and PC Mohan (BJP) shared the dais at the Million Voter Rising campaign initiated […]

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The common man vs giant polluting factory

40 years ago, the greater Whitefield Area was an industrial zone. However, over the years as the city grew, the outskirts became part of the city and the area became urbanized, even coming under BBMP. The city allowed for unchecked growth and encouraged a massive number of residences and offices to be built all around, […]

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Whitefield Police get active listening training

Bembala Training team had a successful Active listening training for Head Constables and Assistant Sub-inspectors at Whitefield Police Station at the beginning of March. As the month came to an end, we interviewed a police officer on his experience and how the training helped him. Bembala:  Did you feel the training was relevant to your day to […]

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Whitefield, Ready for Football?

Whitefield Ready supported schools thrive thanks to Football and Just for Kicks! The Just for Kicks (JFK) organization was founded in 2011, working with schools across India in Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Dharwad. They first started work in Bengaluru three years ago. Their mission is multi-fold, as it aims to develop the student’s […]