Governor H.R. Bhardwaj has appreciated the steps taken by the State Government to provide protection to the people of the North-East residing in Bangalore and other parts of the State.

Speaking to media persons after presenting the Nirmal Gram Puraskar at Raj Bhavan on Saturday, the Governor said that there was no need to panic as the situation was under control in the State.

“There is no need to panic and flee from Karnataka,” he said, adding that the government was sincere in handling the situation.