Staff Correspondent

Raichur: 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. The Chief Minister expressed hope that the BJP would win the maximum number of seats in elections from the local authorities constituencies to the Legislative Council.

To a question, he said the former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda should visit the regions before speaking about the relief provided to the victims, in Parliament.

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