Ban on drilling borewells, silent protest

Mysuru, February 12:- Mysuru Borewell Association staged a silent protest against the district administration’s decision to ban drilling of borewells to strengthen groundwater here on Monday.

Members of the association assembled at KIADB grounds at Lingadevara Koppal of Elavala and said that 100 lorries have stopped functioning, incurring a loss of Rs 15-20 lakh a day. They warned of intense protest if they are denied permission for long. President of the association Aravind and others were present. (MR/KS).

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