‘Do not politicise Kodagu disaster’

MADIKERI/MYSURU: Chief minister HD Kumaraswamy exhorted the opposition not to politicise the suffering of Kodagu flood survivors. He was speaking in Madapur after launching paintings on building of recent houses for those who had lost their homes in landslides and floods that ravaged the district in August.

Kumaraswamy gave the look to be hitting back at Pratap Simha, BJP MP, who lauded the Centre for liberating Rs 546 crore for Kodagu’s survivors. Simha additionally demanded the state government do extra for folks of the districts.

It all began with tourism minister SR Mahesh saying the Centre didn't step forward to fortify flood survivors on time. He mentioned Kerala won a unique package deal for flood aid paintings, but Kodagu didn’t.

Simha, who spoke after the CM, mentioned false statements have been being issued that Kerala got a unique package deal while Kodagu didn’t. “Roads are being constructed with the fortify of the central government,” Simha mentioned. “It is like mentioning the names of dad and mom while admitting a child in class.”

Clearly irked, the CM asked Simha to finish his speech. Kumaraswamy clarified that the finances released by means of the Centre have been for flood-affected folks in 8 districts together with Kodagu.

“This sum has to be used underneath guidelines of NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) and SDRF (State Disaster Response Force),” Kumaraswamy mentioned. “The Centre is handiest repaying tax which is mandatory. I don’t need to comment on separate stands taken by means of representatives, but I am right here to assure Kodagu survivors that the state government will do its best to rebuild Kodagu. I request survivors not to lose self belief. We have formed an authority to monitor rehabilitation and rebuilding paintings and as chairperson of the authority, I will be able to attend to grievances of sufferers.”

Deputy chief minister G Parameshwara mentioned the manager minister’s aid fund won greater than Rs 200 crore in donations for the Kodagu cause. Kumaraswamy praised Kodagu DC, PI Sreevidya, for sporting out aid paintings in a timely approach. He promised that the relaxation fund is probably not misused and each and every rupee can be accounted for.
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