Recently, Baadal Nanjundaswamy, an artist from Bangalore, made headlines for planting a life-sized crocodile in the middle of a road after civic authorities failed to repair a pothole.
Nanjundaswamy's efforts paid off and the Bangalore municipal corporation covered up the pothole in just a day after the pictures went viral.
Read this: How A Bengaluru Artist's 'Crocodile' In The Middle Of A Busy Road Got A Pothole Fixed
But, this isn't Nanjundaswamy first has used his art for civic activism. The artist who covers streets with his 3-D painting has been making a mark for a while now. Here's a look at some of his other work.
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Indian artist Badal Nanjundaswamy uses the opening of an unattended manhole in the middle of a road as a canvas to depict the Hindu God of death 'Yama' waiting to gobble up unwary pedestrains or motorists in Bangalore. (Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images)
The 3-D artist creates an impression of holding a box in this picture. (Baadal Nanjundaswamy/Facebook)
Sometimes, he sits on his painted car. (Baadal Nanjundaswamy/ Facebook)
Baadal created this art on a car in August 2014 captioning it as 'Say no to rape.' (Baadal Nanjundaswamy/ Facebook)
This is one of Baadal's new 3-D work. (Baadal Nanjundaswamy/Facebook)
Baadal’s artwork has also fixed uneven road dividers in Bangalore. (Baadal Nanjundaswamy/Facebook)
In his street art, Baadal also takes a stand against littering on roads. (Baadal Nanjundaswamy/Facebook)
Is that a real elephant? No, it isn't. It is one of Baadal's life-like paintings. (Baadal Nanjundaswamy/Facebook)
Last year, he drew a cobweb around a manhole in Kanakanagar main road to get the civic authorities' attention. That too was fixed. (Baadal Nanjundaswamy/Facebook)
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