Water scarcity in twin cities due to govt apathy: Shettar
Hubballi: There is an in the twin cities due to the government‘s negligence, alleged leader , who represents the Central assembly constituency.
He was speaking to reporters after a meeting with officials of the , water board, and other government departments on Tuesday.
“After receiving hundreds of complaints, we held a meeting with officials where we learnt that uncontrolled BRTS works are affecting water supply to the city.
Shettar said that chief minister is not approving Rs 24 crore project which is aims at lifting an additional 40 MLD of water from river to meet the drinking water needs of the twin cities.
“We have Rs 17 crore with the water board and can mobilize the remaining amount from the HDMC.
The government need not sanction a single paisa, but has just give nod to the project.
Shettar said that in December, 2017, Siddarmaiah promised the release of Rs 130 crore for the pending pension amount of retired HDMC employees in 15 days.
He warned that the BJP will hold another agitation against the state government if it continued neglecting the twin cities.
Corporators Mahesh Burli and Umeshgouda Koujageri were present on the occasion.
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