The residents of HAL 2nd stage in Bengaluru's Indiranagar, including senior citizens and school and college students, gathered on Saturday evening to protest against the rampant commercialisation of the neighbourhood which was invading the peace and privacy of their homes.
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Nightlife and increasing number of bars/pubs:
The neighbourhood, which once used to be green and serene, has now become noisy and unsafe for the residents. Some have to cope up with the loud music and drunken behaviour till the early hours of the morning.
Residents raise their voice:
The residents are also complaining about drunken revelry on streets, sale of drugs and prostitution in the area.
Even the traffic congestion add to their woes:
Thousands of people flock to Indiranagar and park their cars in the neighbouring areas, leading to traffic congestion
Against noisy neighbours
The noise pollution and increasing traffic, which are having an impact on the entire city, are affecting the quality of life of the Indiranagar residents. The noise also disturbs students studying for their exams.