Mangaluru: District in-charge minister Kota Srinivas Poojary on Monday, July 6 handed over the cheque of Rs 5 lakh to each of the families of the two children who died in a landslide at Gurupur’s Banglagudde. The two children who were trapped under debris following a landslide, triggered by heavy rainfall have died. Safwan (16) and Sahala (10) are the deceased children. Following the incident, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa had announced Rs 5 lakh compensation to each of the families of the two children. District Commissioner Sindhu Roopesh, MLA Umanath Kotian were also present when Srinivas handed over the cheque. .
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