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‘Cubbon Park issue represents fear of loss of both built and ecological heritage’


Meera Iyer (right), convener of INTACH, in conversation with Harini Nagendra, ecologist and professor of sustainability, at Bangalore Literature Festival on Sunday. | Photo Credit: Sudhakara Jain

The controversial proposal to construct a multi-storey building in Cubbon Park, which saw opposition from various sections, resonated at Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF) on Sunday, during a session on ‘Discovering Bengaluru’.

The session had Harini Nagendra, ecologist and professor of sustainability at Azim Premji University, in conversation with Meera Iyer, convener of The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH).

Ms. Nagendra said the Cubbon Park issue represented the fear of loss ...


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