No shortage of water in B’luru, BJP created it: Dy CM Shivakumar slams govt | Politics Information

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister and Congress chief DK Shivakumar on Monday launched a scathing assault on the BJP alleging that the celebration was indulging in politics over the water scarcity in Bengaluru.

“BJP is planning a protest towards the state authorities tomorrow, allow them to do what they need, first allow them to method the central authorities and ask them to present permission to Mahadayi and Mekedaatu tasks”, the Deputy Chief Minister mentioned.

“There is no such thing as a such shortage of water in Bengaluru, IT is the BJP that has created the shortage, its what they’re doing, we’re offering what now we have been requested legally to Tamil Nadu. Our precedence to supply water to Bengaluru” the Deputy CM added.

The Deputy CM highlighted that just about 7 thousand borewells had been operating quick within the metropolis and efforts had been on to handle the difficulty.

“7 thousand Borewells turned default out of 16 thousand borewells. We are attempting all potential methods to supply water to individuals. The Bangalore Water Provide and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) nodal officers are wanting into the matter. We acted towards the water tanker mafia by taking them to job, 1500 tankers have already been registered. There will probably be a board and quantity to see that are authorized water supplier tankers and unlawful suppliers who’re charging extra. We’re offering free water to slums. BJP indulging in politics, we aren’t involved about IT” DK Shivakumar mentioned.

DK Shivakumar who can be the nodal minister for Bengaluru says the federal government is engaged on a number of fronts to make sure the disaster is addressed.

“I do not ask corporations to work at home, that a lot shortage hasn’t occurred but, we’re dedicated to supply water to Bangaloreans,” Shivakumar additional mentioned.

Earlier on Sunday, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah attacked the earlier BJP authorities for not doing sufficient to handle the water challenge within the state.

“There was a BJP authorities from 2008-2013. At the moment, no consideration was paid to the tasks of treating the waste water and filling the lakes. Lakes in Kolar, Chikkaballapur, Bangalore Rural, Tumkur, Anekal constituencies have dried up and the lake has been crammed via KC Valley, HN Valley, Sanekal, Hoskote, Kadubeesanahalli tasks. We did the work of offering water to Nelamangala and Tumkur districts. 150 crores have been spent on the venture of filling water to 38 lakes which was inaugurated in the present day. Our authorities has spent 2,809 crore rupees for KC Valley, HN Valley, Anekal, Hoskote venture. 317 lakes have been crammed within the first part. 1,699 crore is being spent on the second part of the works that are in progress. 392 lakes are being crammed” the CM mentioned.

(Solely the headline and film of this report could have been reworked by the Enterprise Commonplace employees; the remainder of the content material is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Printed: Mar 11 2024 | 12:47 PM IST


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