A piece of heritage to stop spread of pissiculture

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You can change the walls of Bangalore, but can you change, well, the balls of Bangaloreans? The Brihan Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is using innovative techniques to inspire civic sense among citizens. At Mysore Bank circle on Saturday, a churumuri vendor waits for customers in front of a new painting hailing the beauty of Pattadakallu while warning of a Rs 500-fine if assets disproportionate to known sources of income are revealed in front of it.

Photograph: Saggere Ramaswamy/ Karnataka Photo News