New Delhi: Chief Minister Basavraj Bommai who is in the National capital urged Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to hand over 732.24 acres of land, under defence control, to Karnataka.
Citing development initiatives to be undertaken in the said land, Karnataka CM said, “732.24 acres of land at Tukamatti village in Belagavi district belongs to the state government but under the control of Ministry of Defence, without which it has not been possible to take up any development works in the district.”
“Suitable directions may be issued to the authorities concerned to hand over that land to the deputy commissioner of Belagavi district,” CM urged Rajnath Singh.
The CM was accompanied by Chief Minister’s Principal Secretary Manjunath Prasad, Additional Chief Secretary (Water Resources) Rakesh Singh and others.
(With inputs from ANI)