Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa offers bagina at Kabini Reservoir

Centre will release funds for flood relief programmes in Karnataka: BSY

Mysuru, September 7:- Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa offered ‘bagina’ at Kabini Reservoir at Beechanahalli village in HD Kote taluk on Saturday.

“All the reservoirs in the state are full. I have come to offer ‘bagina’ to Kabini. The problem to release water to Tamil Nadu has been solved with better water inflow to our dams,” the Chief Minister said.

“We have suffered enough due to floods. More than 1.25 lakh houses have collapsed. Central Committee has visited and inspected the damage. The central government will release funds for flood relief activities. We are doing our duty. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was at Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in Bengaluru today. I explained to him the problems caused by the recent rains, flash floods and landslides. Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Seetharaman have also held inspections in the state. They know the ground reality here,” he said.

District in-charge Minister V Somanna, Chamarajangar Member of Parliament V Srinivas Prasad, Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai, HD Kote MLA Anil Chikkamadu and others were present. (MR/KS)

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