Union Defence Minister agrees for CM's request to deploy additional personnel to Kodagu

Source: DHNS | Published on 18th August 2018, 5:30 PM | State News |

Bengaluru: Union Defence Minister has agreed to deploy additional defence personnel for rescue and relief operations in rain affected Kodagu district on request made by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy.

CM called the Union defence minister over phone and thanked her for the quick response to the situation Kodagu is facing and informed her that army and airforce personnel have rescued more than thousand people so far. As the situation is worsening, additional personnel may be required.

He also requested to provide IAF helicopter to do aerial survey of the damages and oversee the rescue operation. The minister has agreed to provide the helicopter for the operations.

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