Another Rs 120 Cr Flood Relief Collection Swells to Rs 620 Cr

Even as the Centre is yet to open its purse-strings to sanction funds for taking up relief and rehabilitation works to help the victims of Karnataka’s worst-ever flood devastation in the northern and coastal parts of the state, chief minister B S Yeddyurappa’s initiative to mobilise part of the resources by directly approaching the people by undertaking padayatra has evoked unprecedented and generous public response.

On the second day of his padayatra along with most of his cabinet colleagues in Jayanagar, Banashankari, Chamarajpet and Basavanagudi regions in the city in addition to visiting the corporate offices of state’s ITand BT majors like Infosys, Wipro and Biocon yielded an impressive Rs 120 crore.

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