“I have instructed the authorities not to revise or increase the property tax for a year under the jurisdiction of the city,” said Ramesh Jarakiholi, The minister in charge of the district.
He spoke to media after meeting with former members of the Belagavi city corporation who met him on Monday at a Circuit house. There is economic fall in the wake of Corona. Thus, the tax won’t be increased for the current year.
If someone has already paid the tax fee, the administrator has approved the re-adjustment in the next year. Recognizing that the Covid-19 virus is widespread and making it difficult for the public to pay service fees due to lockdown, the district minister said that the move was made following a request by lawmakers and people’s representatives under the direction of the state minister of railways.