Special Correspondent

SHIMOGA: Minister for Energy K.S. Eshwarappa said that the State Government would take a decision soon on providing 24-hour power supply under the Nirantara Jyoti project to the people of Karur hobli in Sagar taluk in the Sharavarthy valley region who had sacrificed their property for the sake of providing power to the State.

He was speaking after inaugurating a branch of Mangalore Electricity Supply Company at Byakodu village about 50 km from Sagar town on Tuesday. Mr. Eshwarappa said he would take steps to give power to hoblis on priority.