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Karnataka CM meets PM, submits memorandums seeking Rs 4,702 crores and Rs 386 crores as drought relief

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah On Friday Informed Media That He, Along With A Delegation, Met Prime Minister Narendra Modi To Discuss Severe Drought Situation In The State.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 30 Dec 2016, 10:31:50 PM
Karnataka CM meets PM, submits memorandums seeking Rs 4,702 crores and Rs 386 crores as drought relief (ANI Image)

New Delhi:

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday informed media that he, along with a delegation, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss severe drought situation in the state. 

"This drought is the worst one in 15 years with no water in the reservoirs, dried up tanks and serious drinking water problems," CM Siddaramaiah said. 

The delegation that met with the PM earlier on Friday included CM, Mallikarjun Kharge and all state ministers, he informed. 

The chief minister, during his meeting, submitted two memorandums to Govt of India seeking Rs 4,702 crores and Rs 386 crores as per norms to deal with the drought situation.  

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First Published : 30 Dec 2016, 10:25:00 PM

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