Manhole covers on Kamaraj Road in Bengaluru have come off.

Kamaraj Road was scrapped as part of the Smart City initiative . The covers of two manholes have fallen off, leaving gaping holes in the middle of the carriageway .

BENGALURU (BENGALURU): Manhole caps have been removed almost six months since Kamaraj Road was scrapped as part of the Smart City initiative, putting a damper on motorists.Locals have now placed sticks to warn drivers of the danger.The covers of two manholes have fallen off, leaving gaping holes in the middle of the carriageway, according to Mahesh Babu, the proprietor of Archana Medicals on the stretch.They were spotted on Thursday night.

One manhole is located near the Babus store, while another is about 500 meters away.The road was only scrapped six months ago, he said.Officials must replace the caps.Babu blamed poor employment for his illness.