The Karnataka government has launched the ‘Revenue Documents at Your Doorstep’ programme in the Chikkaballapur district. MPs and officials were present at the event, along with BS Yediyurappa who addressed the crowd.
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said Saturday, “It was a pity that people were made to run from pillar to post to get basic documents like caste certificate and RTC. Therefore, Revenue Minister R Ashok has formulated this novel programme to end the plight of the poor.”
The Bengaluru city police busted a cricket gambling racket on Saturday and arrested two. They also seized the bet money and two mobile phones during the raid.
Due to untreated sewage, the Arekere lake, spread over 37.70 acres between the Arekere and Hulimavu villages, has borne the brunt of neglect over the years. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) said in a report released in 2017 that the water quality and aquatic biodiversity of the lake were adversely affected because of the flow of untreated sewage.