Belagavi Mayor, Shobha Payappa Somanache, along with other BJP corporators, recently held a meeting with the Governor of Karnataka in Belagavi. The purpose of the meeting was to bring to the Governor’s attention the recent events that have unfolded within the Belagavi City Corporation, specifically regarding the interference of PWD Minister, Satish Jarakiholi, in the corporation’s operations.
Mayor Shobha Payappa Somanache, in a letter addressed to the Governor, has accused Jarkiholi of unwarranted interference, which has made it increasingly challenging for her to carry out her duties effectively.
During the general meeting held on October 21, 2023, the elected members of the City Corporation presented a memorandum highlighting the Commissioner’s neglect of duty. In response, a resolution was passed, recommending appropriate action against the responsible officials. This resolution has been forwarded to departments such as SC, DPAR, and DOPT.
The delegation, which also included MLA Abhay Patil, Former MLA Anil Benake, and Former MLC Mahantesh Kavatgimath, submitted a memorandum emphasizing the interference of ministers in the administration of the corporation. They expressed their concerns about the hindrance this interference has caused, making it difficult for them to carry out their responsibilities safely and effectively.