NATIONAL GREEN TRIBUNAL (NGT) IMPOSED A HEFTY PENALTY OF RS.139.85 CRORES TO THE Mantri Techzone Pvt Ltd  and Core Mind Software and Services Pvt Ltd, is developing massive commercial projects, including Special Economic Zone (SEZ), hotels, residential apartments and mall, spread across 80 acres land immediately abutting the Agara Lake and more particularly identified as lying between Agara and Bellandur Lakes in violation of all environmental norms.

Earlier this week, the residents of sadashivanagar and adjoining areas protested against the proposed construction of apartments on the Sankey Lake Bed by Mantri group.