Deve Gowda Urge PM to Declare Karnataka Floods as National Disaster of Severe Nature
Flood and heavy downpour have left a trail of destruction in several districts in North, coastal and Malnad region of the state, continuing to pile up misery on tens of thousands of people.
File photo of HD Deve Gowda.
Bengaluru: JDS supremo H D Deve Gowda on Friday pressed the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the floods in Karnataka as a national disaster of severe nature.
The former Prime Minister said the flood situation in the State has worsened.
The flood situation in Karnataka has worsened.I strongly urge @PMOIndia to declare the floods in Karnataka as National disaster of severe nature and extend additional support at the earliest.@narendramodi #KarnatakaFlood— H D Devegowda (@H_D_Devegowda) August 9, 2019
Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa said in the district headquarters town of Bagalkote earlier on Friday that 12 people have lost their lives in flood and rain-related incidents in the last few days.
Flood and heavy downpour have left a trail of destruction in several districts in North, coastal and Malnad region of the state, continuing to pile up misery on tens of thousands of people, official sources said.
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