Karnataka has now declared additional 22 taluks in the state as “flood hit”, Revenue Minister R Ashoka said on Tuesday.
The newly included talukas are – Belagavi, Chikkamagaluru, Hubballi city, Kadur, Davanagere, Dandeli, Alur, Lakshmeshwar, Tarikere, Mundagod, Supa, Hubballi, Bhadravati, Channagiri, Annigeri, Babaleshwar, Nidagundi, Kolhar, Muddebihal, Harapanahalli, Hosanagar and Mudigere.
Minister R Ashok said that – Earlier, we had declared 61 taluks as flood affected. However, following recent rainfall and flood situation, we have added 22 taluks to the list.
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With the latest addition, there are 83 taluks in Karnataka which are declared as flood hit.