Staff Correspondent

Raichur: Members of the Akhila Bharata Praja Horatagala Vedike staged a dharna here on Wednesday demanding the Government to implement the proposed Bolmandoddi Lift Irrigation Scheme with Krishna as source, extend irrigation facilities in the drought-prone border villages in Raichur taluk and set right the anomalies in the implementation of Rozgar Yojana and the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in the district.

About 100 people from Buradipad, Raldoddi, Kothadoddi, Yapaldinni Vaddepalli, Gajaral, Appandoddi and Madmandoddi villages of Raichur taluk, staged the dharna.

V.H. Master, president of the vedike, submitted a memorandum to the district administration.