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Treat Mekedatu project as a special case: Yeddyurappa to Ktk

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

B S Yeddyurappa Tuesday said the should consider the project as a special case and allocate funds on priority basis to complete it in a time-bound manner.

The government should go ahead with the project including preparation and submission of Detailed Project Report, besides starting construction works, he said in a statement here.

"The government should consider this (project) as a special case and allocate funds on priority basis to complete this project in a time-bound manner," the former chief minister added.

Complimenting and his team for clearing the balancing reservoir-cum-drinking water project at across the Cauvery river, Yeddyurappa said it would be a relief for people living in villages located in the water-starved district and Bengaluru.

These villages, which have been suffering due to scanty rainfall for many years, would get drinking water due to this project, he added.

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First Published: Tue, November 27 2018. 19:01 IST
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