Rescue operation continues in Madikeri to find Chief Priest family

Rescue  operation continues in Madikeri to find Chief Priest family
   

Madikeri : The rescuers found a two wheeler, 2 cars and some of the things which belong to the Chief priest near his house on Tuesday. Chief priest Narayanachar and his family missing since from Thursday due to heavy rain and landslide in Brahmagiri Hills. The priest’s daughters came from Australia on Monday. They met district minister V Somanna. The rescue operation is conducted by NDRF, SDRF, and the local police.

The body of Swami Anandathirtha will be handed to the family members on Tuesday, said local MLA K G Bopaiah.

“Cauvery basin is facing heavy floods for 3 consecutive years. Lots of property have been lost and we are losing many lives. I appeal state government to request Prime Minister Modi to release Rs 10,000 crore to sort out the problem in Cauvery basin,” said Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPSC) DK Shivakumar.