Bengaluru: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai reacting to Karnataka Wakf Board Chairman Maulana Shafti claims the government has given consent to the board to open 10 colleges for girl students in the State said that he his is not aware of it.
Addressing pressperson Bommai said that his government has not taken any such decesions.
He further told Wakf Board Chairman to come and speak to him personally regard the issue.
On November 30, Karnataka Wakf Board Chairman had said that they have decided to start 10 colleges for girls in various districts in the State at a cost of Rs 2.5 crore per college.
The new colleges will be opened in Dakshina Kannada, Shivamogga, Kodagu, Chikkamagaluru, Raichur, Koppal, Kalaburagi, and other districts in the State. The board has identified 16 acres of land in Dakshina Kannada district, the Wakf Board Chairman said.
He also said that the government has given consent to this project.