Bengaluru: After Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said that he is hopeful of getting flood relief funds from the Central government in another four-five days, Congress leader VS Ugrappa on Wednesday said that the Congress party would fight for the rights of the people of Karnataka Speaking to India Today TV, VS Ugrappa said that the Congress party would fight for the rights of the people of Karnataka as a "responsible opposition party,"Ugrappa was quoted speaking to India Today. He further added that the taxes that have been collected from the state, it is a matter of the right of the people of Karnataka to take back at least some portion of that same money. As many as 103 taluks in 22 districts were affected due to the floods last month, in which over 80 people were killed. Around seven lakh people were shifted to safe areas and thousands of houses were damaged. Seven districts have been affected by drought.
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