Bommai announces solatium of Rs 15 lac each for families killed in leopard attacks

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Daijiworld media network

Bengaluru, Dec 3: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has announced payment of Rs 15 lac each as solatium to the families of those killed in leopard attacks.

Speaking to media persons in Bengaluru on Saturday, he said the compensation will be on par with those who die in wild elephant attacks.

Hitherto, the attacks were going in and around forests but now it is taking place around Bengaluru. The Forest Department has taken this very seriously, he said.

The Chief Minister said efforts are being made in the last one week to capture leopards straying into human habittats and place nets for catching the leopards.

Instructions are given to nab the leopards alive and release in forests, he said.

Special team to catch leopards

In Bengaluru and Mysuru range, there are a number of leopards around the elephant corridor, Bommai said.

A special team has been constituted to prevent the leopard attacks and to take certain specific actions.

The operation will be launched by the special team to check leopards and nab those which have come outside forest.

The Chief Minister later participated in the World Physically Challenged Persons Day and Senior Citizens Empowerment Day at the Sri Kanteerava Indoor Stadium

Bommai later participated in the auctioning of commercial coal mining leases and also on the investors conference on the opportunities in the mining sector.

Union Minister for Coal and Mines Prahlad Joshi, State Mines and Geology Minister Halappa Achar and other senior officials attended the programme.





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  • Edward Mathias, Santhekatte

    Sun, Dec 04 2022

    15 lakh its a jinx infected number. Please reduce to 1499999.

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  • Flavian, Mangalore/Kuwait

    Sat, Dec 03 2022

    All dramatic! Nothing for two polical muders, not even a word of sympaty. Double engine govt.

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  • Ronald D Souza, Mangalore

    Sat, Dec 03 2022

    Always announcing 15 lakh. No more or no less.

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  • real kujuma, kodial

    Sat, Dec 03 2022

    till elections we can see these kind of jumla announcements from the blue j pigs party...just to cover up the utter failure of administration...only laying foundations stone and barking in the glory of Congress govt implemented plans like INdira canteen etc etc....

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