K G Bopaiah

State Government plans to interlink rivers and construct a dam at Virajpet

During a review meeting in Mysuru district recently, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah had ordered a feasibility study on the river inter-linking project. It is believed that the project would provide Karnataka with nearly 5 thousand million cubic feet (TMC) of water, which can be supplied as potable water to the villages of Hunsur Taluk, the Bangalore Mirror…

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National Green Tribunal stays all tree-felling clearances issued by the Central Govt, so no more tree cutting at Coorg for the power line

Ravi Chengappa(First from Left) By K.K.Aiyamma TOI reported that The National Green Tribunal has stayed felling of trees for all linear projects like roads, canal, power lines passing through forests in the country even if they have been granted Stage 1 clearance. The Ministry of Forest and Environment had had permitted tree felling and construction…

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Rally against Kasturirangan Report. Have our leaders mislead us ?

By T.C.Thimmaiah The rally jointly organised by all the political parties, to oppose the Kasturirangan Committee report (K Report) at Madikeri on 2-1-2015 was indeed a success if we go by the numerical strength it attracted.   The leaders who spoke there got thunderous applause from the gathering. Most of the people who gathered at…

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Virajpet MLA K G Bopaiah files a complaint against Superintendent of Police, Varthika Katiyar

By K.K. Aiyamma The Hindu is reporting that: Deputy Speaker Shivashankar Reddy on Wednesday referred a complaint by BJP MLA K.G. Bopaiah against Kodagu District Superintendent of Police (SP) Varthika Katiyar to the Privileges Committee. Raising the issue in the Assembly, Mr. Bopaiah alleged that the SP had tried to defame him by wrongly informing…

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BHAGAMANDALA-TALACAUVERY ROAD TO BE DIVERTED VIA THANNIMANI: K.G. BOPAIAH

Works on providing alternate 5km route between pilgrim centres Bhagamandala and Talacuvery via Thannimani at an estimated cost of Rs. 1.12 crore will be taken up soon, said former Speaker and Virajpet MLA K.G. Bopaiah, here yesterday. Speaking to media persons after inspecting the spot of landslide near View Point on Bhagamandala-Talacuvery where huge boulders…

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Bopaiah says he will quit if the World Heritage tag is not removed

Shola Forests at Talakaveri Wildlife Sanctuary.Image: By Shyamal via Wikimedia Commons Claiming that the World Heritage Tag will have adverse effects on people’s life in Coorg, Bopaiah said that he will resign from the Speaker’s post if it need be, a move seen as a tactic to pressurize the BJP Govt in Karnataka to accept…

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Frustrated with the World Heritage Tag, Bopaiah talks about statehood

Bopaiah during the exchanges with the Media. Image: Youtube grab Virajpet MLA & Karnataka Assembly speaker, K.G.Bopaiah lost his cool with  the reporters who queried him about his opposition to the World Hertiage sites in Coorg. According to Deccan Herald; Bopaiah made his displeasure with UNESCO quite evident and shot back stating: “I will soon…

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Financial Aid for Coffee Plantations soon : K G Bopaiah

Bopaiah, the Virajpet MLA and Assembly speaker after inaugurating the commercial complex of Kodagu Coffee Growers’ Co-operative Society at B M Road in Hunsur on Thursday, said that the Govt is contemplating a decision to aid the Coffee Planters, soon. He further added that the Central Govt has released Rs 700 crore to the State based on Vaidyanatan…

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CEC ASKS SUPREME COURT FOR STERN ACTION AGAINST BOPAIAH, APPACHU, MEDAPPA & OTHERS

Supreme Court of India. Image:Legaleagle86 via Wikimedia Commons The CEC(Central Empowered Committee) constituted by the Supreme Court for looking into the 2008 case pertaining to a illegal road formed in the Pushpagiri Reserve Forest,   has asked the Supreme Court to take action against Virajpet MLA & current Speaker of Karantaka Assembly, Mr. K.G Bopaiah,…

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CM Sadananda Gowda to visit Coorg on Jan 2 to unveil Guddemane Appaya Gowda’s statue

Image: Harshaperla via Wikimedia Commons Preparations are on full swing to greet CM Sadananda Gowda who will visit Coorg on Jan 2 to unveil the statue of freedom fighter Guddemane Appayya Gowda. Virajpet MLA & Assembly speaker K G Bopaiah inspected the works on friday to make sure all the arrangements are in place to receive the CM.

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