BJP Govt failed to tackle flood situation: Dharam Singh

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Gulbarga, Karnataka, Aug 14 (UNI) Former Karnataka Chief Minister N Dharam Singh today alleged that the BJP Government failed to tackle the flood situation in the state.

Addressing the press here, he said Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa had neither visited the flood-affected areas nor apprised the Prime Minister on the situation which had already claimed nine lives besides causing damage to more than 1000 houses and leaving over 50 villages marooned.

Mr Singh said the Chief Minister should request the Prime Minister to send a Central team and seek financial assistance.

Alleging the Chief Minister and Energy Minister's statements on power position were contradictory, Mr Singh demanded a ''White Paper'' on the power situation.

Replying to a question, he said he was not in the race for KPCC President's post.

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