Bengaluru city will soon have 1222 modern electric buses in its public transport system, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai announced on Sunday, while flagging off the first batch of 75 Switch EiV 12 buses in front of Vidhana Soudha. The CM, speaking at the event, said the Centre has sanctioned 922 EV buses for Bengaluru on a lease basis as against 1500 buses the government had requested. The 922 buses plus 300 buses which Switch will supply will strengthen transport utility BMTC’s fleet, he said.