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All on paper yet but politicians play the credit game

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Politicians’ worldwide just need a reason to throw mud on others, if something good has happened they want to take credit and if it is otherwise curse the other.

Similar is going on in Belgaum now over the bringing the city under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM). 

MP Suresh Angadi said that he had recently met Union urban development minister Jaipal Reddy and requested him to sanction funds for the integrated development of the city. According to him, the city will get Rs 650 crore for projects related to drinking water, roads, beautification, grade separators, drainages, etc. With the projects already mentioned in the budget, Angadi said the works would be completed in a year.  

The Congress MLA from Belgaum North, Feroz Sait, has said that Belgaum was brought under the JNNURM because of the concerted efforts of Congress leaders from the State and Union Minister for Labour Mallikarjun Kharge. He said Mr. Kharge had convinced the Ministry of Urban Development that Belgaum city should be included. 

A sum Rs.650 odd crores are at stake which if utilized in a appropriate approach can change the look of Belgaum. But as Govt schemes work and are implemented nothing great should be expected. The Congress will take credit and the BJP as well, we as citizens need improvements done that’s it, we have nothing to do with Congress or BJP. 

With inputs from Hindu & TOI.

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