The mega structure built at Belgaum Suvarna Vidhan Soudha for which about 410 crores have been spent, another 15 crores would be spent on its inauguration.
The amount being spent includes the beautification of Belgaum especially places nearby where the president is visiting, stay, food of representatives etc . The circuit house which was built last year at a cost 1 crore now another 1 crore have been spent on its renovation as the president will be resting there for about two hours along with the Governor.
Just as it happens a make up is being applied to dividers, circles, gardens etc. Rs.5.5 crore have been approved for the city corporation.
The PWD has sent a proposal of 8 crores, but has begun work already.
A new garden is being made in less than 24 hours at the circuit house. All hotels have been booked for accommodating all the representatives, officials who will be here for the visit.
If we recollect, Rs.17.6 crores was paid as compensation to the farmers on which the mega structure is standing now.
Meanwhile the Shiv Sena has urged President Pranab Mukherjee not to attend the inauguration of the SVS building as “This is a disputed area and the matter is sub judice”
With inputs from TOI