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Updated: December 3, 2009 12:21 IST

Yeddyurappa: no illegal mining in Karnataka

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RIGHT SIDE OF THE LAW: Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa addressing the Media at his official residence earlier this year. The Yeddyurappa government has been under fire for alleged illegal mining in the state. File photo
The Hindu RIGHT SIDE OF THE LAW: Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa addressing the Media at his official residence earlier this year. The Yeddyurappa government has been under fire for alleged illegal mining in the state. File photo

Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa said here on Wednesday that there was no illegal mining in the State, but added that he would order a probe if he received any complaints in this regard. Talking to presspersons before attending a function at Kataknur village, near here, he said the Lokayukta which conducted an investigation had submitted its report to the government, and Chief Secretary S.V. Ranganath was examining it.

He expressed the hope that the BJP would win the maximum number of seats in elections from the local authorities constituencies to the Legislative Council.

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