DHARWAD, October 12,: Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs T.B. Jayachandra has said that the State government will clear all hurdles in renaming Belgaum as Belagavi by November 1.
Speaking to presspersons here on Sunday, the Minister said that the Maharashtra government had filed an objection before the Union Home Ministry on the renaming issue.
“However, Maharashtra has no right over Belgaum and there was no need for us to think too much about it. We will clear the hurdles for renaming Belgaum as Belagavi by November 1,” he said.
On other issues
To a query, he said that on the issue of medium of instruction, the State government would continue its legal fight.
To another query, Mr. Jayachandra said that there was a need for officials to function from Suvarna Vidhana Soudha in Belgaum once a month and this would help in understanding the problems of the region. He said that shortly, the date of the winter session of State legislature would be finalised.