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Border issue with Maharashtra is now closed chapter: Yediyurappa

Bengaluru, Mar 2 (GCCurrentAffairs) Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday reiterated that the stand of the state on the border issue with Maharashtra is a closed chapter after the implementation of the Mahajan Committee Report.
Speaking on the thanks giving motion, Mr Yediyurappa said that “the border issue with the Maharashtra had been finalised and the report by the Justice Mahajan Committee, which was final, was accepted and implemented by both the states. “We will not concede even a single inch of the land to the state to Maharashtra”.
Referring to the Center’s gazette notification of the adjudication on the sharing of Mahadayi water with Goa, he said that “it was a long cherished dream of the people of the Northern Karnataka and it was fulfilled”.
Stating that the state government had taken several measures to provide relief to those who were displaced in the worst ever flood situation in Northern Karnataka, last year, Mr Yediyurappa said that “the total loss was estimated at Rs 35,000 crore and the Center has released about Rs 1800 Crore. We are making earnest efforts to get the state’s share from Center’s relief fund”.
The Chief Minister also thanked the voters for electing those disqualified MLAs who contested on BJP ticket in the by-election.

Via UNI-India

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