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Bapu v/s Bittoo – Belagavi gaya khadde mein

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Bittoo: Bapu…

Bapu: Yes Bittoo…

Bittoo: The Congress road, Khanapur road, Udyambagh-Peeranwadi road and several other stretches are fresh with big and small potholes giving nightmerish experience to road users Bapu?

Bapu: That’s true and a recurring problem Belagaviates face round the year, more so during monsoons.

Bittoo: Even one of the turns at the Rani Channamma circle, the face of Smart city, Belagavi has turned from bad to worst Bapu?

Bapu: That is just another case of prolonged negligence Bittoo.

Bittoo: And Bapu.

Bapu: What else Bittoo?

Bittoo: Do you know radio jockey R.J. Malishka of 93.5 Red FM has composed a wonderful song – essentially a poetic depiction of the plight of worsening road-conditions in the Mumbai-the financial capital of India and demanding the government to return taxes collected from the public? The song has gone viral in social media. Isn’t that a kind of social responsibility Bapu?

Bapu: Hummmmmm…?

Bittoo: But, I am afraid of our native artists here might get inspired by her song? What do you think about Bapu?

Bapu: Hummmmmm…?

Bittoo: Do you think that the Belagaviates will just enjoy listening to her song or rise to the occasion?

Bapu: I don’t know Bittoo…!

This is a citizen-centric new column, wherein the author(Bitto) is an ordinary, politically unaffiliated common man of the city who in his/her inimitable approach takes up various issues with the Bapu’s soul! Apparently, the interaction between them portrays ironies of sorts encountered by the common man and others in the city in a lighter vein. The author’s name will not be disclosed to the readers as he/she represents the common man of the society. This column aims at creating awareness and sensitising cross sections of our city on various issues of public concern only but in a lighter vein without holding any contempt against any institution or individual.

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