This Notice from Bangalore’s BBMP will severely impact startups (and Bangalore as startup city)

Bangalore’s BBMP (Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike)’s latest notice will hurt the Bangalore startup ecosystem very deeply.

The notice issued by BBMP commissioner has asked commercial activities in residential areas to close down voluntarily, else expect an action within 7 days.

BBMP's notice
BBMP’s notice

The implications are beyond one’s imagination – the entire Indiranagar, Koramanagala and HSR Layout area has been full of startups running out of residential areas and if at all this is severely implemented, it will hurt the Bangalore branding.

Time for Karnataka govt to rethink this decision?

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