Ahead of starting the 300-km drive from Shivamogga to Bengaluru on Friday to hand over his resignation letter to Basavaraj Bommai, Karnataka Rural Development Minister KS Eshwarappa claimed that he was ready to resign earlier, but the chief minister asked him on April 12. Was told to wait twice. ,
Eshwarappa is in the throes of a storm over the death of a 40-year-old civil contractor at a lodge in Udupi on Tuesday. The contractor had accused him of corruption. “I was ready to resign after the incident but Chief Minister Bommai asked me to wait. A day later, I was ready to announce my resignation but was again asked to wait,” said the 73-year-old BJP veteran, who on Wednesday said he would “not resign at any cost”. were supposed.
People of Bangalore are facing water logging problem, power cut amid heavy rains
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) recorded 37.7 mm of rain in Bengaluru on Thursday evening. Heavy rains ravaged parts of the city and the control room of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) received complaints about uprooting of trees, water entering houses and others.
Due to the power supply being disrupted for several hours during the rains, the problems of the people increased in BTM, JP Nagar, Jayanagar, Bagalgunte and other areas. Water entered over 60 houses in Yelachenahalli. Meanwhile, the citizens’ group questioned officials on the encroachment of drains and lakes, which they said lead to waterlogging within hours of rain.