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K'taka: Congress leaders stage protest against BSY govt's failure to tackle flood-crisis


Bengaluru, Aug 29: The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) is on a day-long protest in Bengaluru on Thursday. With the presence of all its top. The protest was against BSY government's for failure to get relief funds from the Centre for flood victims in the state. The protest was led by Congress president Dinesh Gundu Rao.

Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) is on a day-long protest in Bengaluru

The KPCC President Dinesh Gundu Rao earlier alleging the BJP government he said that state government did not show the courtesy to hear the Congress party on the flood situation. He also added, "We had asked for an all-party meeting to discuss the issue. They did not get the floods declared as national calamity despite such huge loss. They could not get even a rupee released as relief from the Centre."

Reportedly, the South Western Railway has canceled or regulated several trains due to Non-Interlocking work for commissioning of Hubballi Bye pass West Cabin between Unkal Navaluru stations on Hubballi - Dharwad section over Hubballi Division.

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Meanwhile, Bangalore Central MP PC Mohan has asked commuters to share feedback on preferred timings and other suggestions for the suburban railway services planned between key stations in Bengaluru and Whitefield.

Condemning the "failures" of the government in providing relief to people in flood-hit areas, the Congress has decided to stage a protest today from 10 am to 6 pm in which all party leaders will participate.

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Regarding the protest, he also said earlier, "This is to warn the government against any act of negligence and demanding an all-party meeting to discuss the flood situation."

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