Bengaluru rains: Compensation of ₹25,000 for each house that got affected, says BSY
After visiting the rain-affected areas of Bengaluru, Karnataka CM said from Saturday evening cheque will be distributed to every affected house
'I have asked BBMP officials to work honestly so that not even a rupee is misused,' said B.S. Yediyurappa
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Saturday announced a compensation of ₹25,000 for every family affected by flooding caused due to torrential rains in several parts of the city. The Chief Minister also assured a permanent solution to ensure that such incidents don't repeat as he announced that all encroachments along the storm water drains in the city will be cleared mercilessly. "To all those who have faced destruction to their food grains, cloths and other things because of water entering houses due to flooding and rain, we have decided to give a compensation of ₹25,000 per family through cheque... we are taking all the precautionary measures if there are rains today or in coming days," Yediyurappa said. Speaking to reporters after visiting affected Hosakerehalli and nearby areas, he said from this evening itself cheque will be distributed to every affected house.