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Once India's 'Garden City', Bangalore is now a garbage city

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The surge in Bangalore's population has placed huge pressure on its municipality, which stands accused of inadequate urban planning and, in particular, of failing to cope with the accompanying rise in waste volumes.

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THE stench of rubbish hanging over swathes of Bangalore is so powerful it rouses residents in the middle of the night, the fetid result of a trash crisis that threatens its reputation as one of India's nicest places to live.

Hailed first as the country's Garden City and

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