Karkala; Sept 01: Addressing the gathering in ‘electorate’s grievance redressal meet’held at Sheela Subodh Ballal Buntara Bhavana, Hebri, Jayaprakash Hegde, MP from Udupi-Chickmaglur constituency said that Niddodi power plant project has been approved by Yediyurappa and Jagadish Shettar, former chief ministers. Now they are making unwanted, filthy propaganda against congress in the wake of ensuing Lok Sabha election just to lure the votes from the votes, he alleged
In view of connecting Malpe-Monakalmur to NH through Kaup-Padubidri-Agumbe, memorandum on Agumbe Ghat expansion has already been submitted. In this regard union transport and highway minister Oscar Fernandez had discussed in the meeting with forest, ecology and environment minister and revenue department’s higher authorities. In order to solve the problems of deemed forest and forest department problems, discussed with the government and decided to conduct a joint survey by revenue and forest department.
Measure has been taken to solve the problems of timber merchants and with the implementation of food security bill, around 80 crore people will be benefitted and many more pro-rural people projects will be implemented very soon, he said.
With regard to areca rotten diseases, after visiting personally to the affected areas and studied the problems and discussed with chief minister about the problems, compensation has been earmarked for the purpose, he added.
He further said that BJP is making cheap and loose propaganda that due to election code of conduct, government could not provide compensation. When BJP could not do anything, when they were in power, now they are trying an owl to sit on government, he alleged.
Electorates have drawn the attention of MP towards areca nut rotten disease, timber merchant’s problem, ration card problems, grant- in -aid for roads including many other problems.
Zilla Panchayat member Manjunatha Poojary,Block congress president Neere Krishna shetty,Mahila congress president Sujatha Laxman,Panchayat president Suma Adyanthaya,Kucchur Panchayat president Geetha Shyam Naik,Marne Panchayat president Heera Shetty,Hebri Panchayat Vice President Baby, Prominent party leaders like Raghava Devadiga,Sheena Poojary,Naveen Adyanthaya,Santhosh Kumar shetty,Hiriyanna Shetty,Ramesh Hegde and among others were present.