Disaster

Protests in Karnataka over Centre's flood relief aid

Print edition : November 08, 2019

A massive protest against the delay in flood relief activities and the release of compensation by the Karnataka government and the Centre, in Belagavi on September 24. Photo: THE HINDU

Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa inspecting the flood-affected fields at Daroor village near Athani in Belagavi district on October 4. Photo: P.K. BADIGER

Janata Dal (Secular) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda (centre) taking part in the party’s protest against inadequate flood relief, in Bengaluru on October 10. Photo: Manjunath Kiran/AFP

There is widespread resentment in flood-ravaged Karnataka over what is seen as a betrayal of the State by the Central government in the matter of relief aid.
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