At the general meeting of the Belagavi city corporation today the main point of discussion was the encroachment on Storm water drains.
There have been instances in North and South Belagavi where construction has been done on Storm water drains and how is this allowed, asked Ex Mayor Kiran Sayanak.
There has been construction going in the Ballari nala and same issue was raised by councillor Birje. Adding to this Kiran Saynak said that a housing complex is coming up at TV centre where in on the CDP there was a storm water drain but with political influence the drain is no missing from the Plan and how is that permission was given for such construction he asked in the house.
Complaints have been sent to the CM also about the same but no action has been taken.
Councillor Deepak Jamkhandi said that the corporation staff is working in hand gloves with the builders.
Replying to the discussion Commissioner Kurer said that no construction can be allowed on a drain of any nature and any size, and no encroachment will be allowed.