The Belagavi city corporation has spent over 47.5 lakhs in 3 years over controlling the stray dogs alone.
This information was revealed by RTI activist Bheemappa Gadad who had filed an RTI to seek the information.
As per the RTI reply Rs.47,55,556 have been spent in three years
2014-15 – for 3944 stray dogs amount spent Rs.25,65 ,805
2017-18 – for 972 stray dogs amount spent Rs 6,97,000.
2019-20 – for 1598 stray dogs amount spent Rs 14,95,531
Lakhs have been spent on transporting the stray dogs from one to other un populated areas.
Gadad has asked for a through inquiry into this matter.