Roads sprinkled with water in drought-hit areas before Karnataka CM’s visit

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On Monday, at least one thousand litres of water was wasted on sprinkling the road in Bagalkot in Karnataka ahead of the state’s chief minister, Siddaramaiah’s visit to drought-hit area.

According to reports, the exercise was to make the roads dust-free for the chief minister.

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This came less than a week after 10,000 litres of water was used for for the helipad of Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse, when he visited the drought-hit Latur.

The video of of water tanker being used to sprinkle the roads has now gone viral.

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Karnataka has been reeling under severe drought with many of its districts suffering from acute water shortages.

(Photo and Video: ANI)

 

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