The request was for 1.5 crore. The CM has sanctioned 40 Lakh.
Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan and CMC officials met Chief Minister Yeddyurappa yesterday seeking 1.5 crore for the Dasara celebrations this month. The CM has sanctioned 40 lakhs for Madikeri stating that he needs to allocated funds to other districts also for Dasara.
The delegation included CMC president P.D.Ponappa. Mr. Ponappa said that a part of the funds allocated will be utilized for the repairs of roads in Madikeri which are in bad condition.