Rs 2-crore sought for each taluk: Siddu

Published: 06th February 2013 10:22 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th February 2013 10:22 AM   |  A+A-

Opposition leader in the Assembly Siddaramaiah alleged that the state government has turned a blind eye to the severe drinking water problems in drought-hit areas.

Participating in a debate on a motion on severe drinking water in over 159 drought-hit taluks, he said the government has failed to spend the grants released by the Centre to address the problem.  Siddaramaiah also urged the state government to release a minimum of Rs 2 crore to each taluk  across the state to tackle the water issue.

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