Floods have shattered and uprooted almost many areas in Karnataka which lead to massive property loss of over Rs 50, 000 crore in the state. Upon speaking this, Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa in Shimoga said that he appealed the centre to release of funds as the assistance of healing to the injured Karnataka state.
Yediyurappa said that “Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also conducted an inspection. There has been a loss of over 50,000 crores in the state. However, I request the Government of India to release 10,000 crores immediately.”
From the reports, it was known Union Home Minister Amit Shah has conducted an aerial survey of flood-affected areas whereas, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has also paid a visit to flood-hit areas on an aerial survey of the worst-affected Belgaum and Bagalkot districts.
On the meet, Yediyurappa said, “Today I will meet local MLAs in Shimoga and discuss the situation. On August 16, I am going to Delhi to meet the Prime Minister to explain the condition of the state”.