Flag hoisting, parades mark I-Day celebrations across Uttar Kannada district

Source: DHNS | Published on 17th August 2018, 4:04 AM | Coastal News |

Karwar: Revenue Minister & District In-charge Minister R V Deshpande said Rs 5 crore has been deposited in the account of deputy commissioner for taking measures during natural disasters. Directions have been given to them to provide compensation to victims after inspecting the loss, he added.

Receiving guard of honour during 72nd Independence Day celebrations, held at Police Parade Ground, in the City, on Wednesday, he said people of coastal and Malnad region have been affected by shortage of rainfall, while some districts have received very good rains last few days. If there is no rainfall in next ten days in areas affected, nearly eight lakh hectare crops will be lost. However, department concerned should be ready to take measures in both situations, he added.

He said already forest land rights have been given to 3,176 families in the district, among whom, there are more number of people belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes. Efforts will be made to distribute land rights to people belonging to other communities in future, he assured.

He said coastal areas in the district are being developed under 'Swadesh Darshan' scheme. In last four years, a total of Rs 240 crore has been spent for development of tourism in the district.

An opportunity has been given to bagar hukum applicants, for applying again, who had submitted applications under Form-57. One can submit the applications before March 2019. A final list of rules and regulations are being prepared in this regard, he added.

MLA Roopali Naik, Deputy Commissioner S S Nakul, District Superintendent of Police Vinayak Patil, Additional Deputy Commissioner Suresh Itnal, Zilla Panchayat Chief Executive Officer Mohammed Roshan, ASP Gopal Byakod, Zilla Panchayat President Jayashree Moger and officials of various departments were present on the occasion.

MLC S L Ghotnekar said though the country is developing educationally, economically and socially, there is lack of human resources. Hence, younger generations should be united to carry forward the country on progressive path, he added.

Hoisting the National Flag during Independence Day, organised by Taluk Administration at Tahsildar Office Haliyal town, on Wednesday, he said, it is the duty of every citizen to respect and follow the Constitution. The country is developing in the field of science and technology. The youth must strive to build a healthy society, he added.

Students of various schools and colleges took out a procession in major parts of the town. Former MLA Sunil Hegde, leaders of various parties, officials of various departments, and others were present.

Prizes were distributed to the winners of various competitions held as part of Independence Day celebrations and police constable Ashok Hubballi was felicitated, for nabbing the thieves in the town.

Judge Shilpa H A hoisted the National Flag in the Court premises during Independence Day celebrations held at Haliyal. She said the country should be developed socially, economically and educationally. One should follow their rights and duties to lead a healthy  life in the country, she added.

Tahsildar Puttaraj Gowda hoisted the National Flag at Nehru Ground in Siddapur, during the Independence Day celebrations on Wednesday.

After the flag hoisting, MLA Kageri inaugurated the Hasiru Karnataka scheme, at Nehru Ground in the town. 

Assistant Commissioner K Laxmipriya hoisted the National Flag during the Independence Day celebrations held in Kumta on Monday. 

MLA Dinakar Shetty hoisted the National Flag during the Independence Day, organised by Autorickshaw Drivers Association in Kumta.

Tahsildar Ashok Gurani hoisted the National Flag during the Independence Day, organised at Taluk Stadium in Mundagod on Wednesday.

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