CM BSY visit Delhi to submit the proposal for funds
By the Karnataka floods situation, CM has urged Centre grants the funds to State for relief works. Due to that Union Minister Amit Shah has invited the Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa to New Delhi, to present proposal seeking funds for the state.
Mr BS Yediyurappa said, “I will go to Delhi with senior officers,” and debated with Amit Shah for grants. “We have sought immediate release of Rs 3,000 crore from the Centre,” CM said.
CM BS Yediyurappa also said, “Officers are telling me that the (total) loss is around Rs 10,000 crore. But looking at the devastation here, I feel that the loss is between Rs 30,000 and Rs 40,000 crore,” he said.
By the former CM Siddaramaiah’s proposal of funds to state, CM BSY said as per the actual survey in the State, the Centre would take a call on declaring the floods a national calamity.
Already Union Minister had conducted the areal survey in flood situation at Belagavi and Bagalkot. In survey BSY and Union Ministers Pralhad Joshi and Suresh Angadi, and former Minister Umesh Katti accompanied him. CM BSY sadi, the State government employees' association has assured him of donating Rs 200 crore to the CM’s Relief Fund.