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CM visits Commercial Street

Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa at Commercial Street on July 23, 2021.   | Photo Credit: Sudhakara Jain

 

Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa visited Commercial Street on July 23 as part of a tour of Bengaluru to check the progress of infrastructure projects, including those taken up under the Smart City scheme.

Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa having a word with Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant at his official residence ‘Krishna’ before leaving for a tour of the city on July 23, 2021.

Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa having a word with Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant at his official residence ‘Krishna’ before leaving for a tour of the city on July 23, 2021.   | Photo Credit: SUDHAKARA JAIN

After having a word with the Police Commissioner, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa sets out of his official residence ‘Krishna’ for a tour of Bengaluru on July 23, 2021.

After having a word with the Police Commissioner, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa sets out of his official residence ‘Krishna’ for a tour of Bengaluru on July 23, 2021.   | Photo Credit: SUDHAKARA JAIN

 

Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa’s first stop was at Nayandahalli where he inaugurated a model of the Mysuru Dasara elephant carrying the Jamboo Savari golden howdah.

Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa’s first stop was at Nayandahalli where he inaugurated a model of the Mysuru Dasara elephant carrying the Jamboo Savari golden howdah.   | Photo Credit: SUDHAKARA JAIN

His next stop was Commercial Street in the central business district where he inspected the progress of work under the Smart City scheme. He took a small coffee break at Woody's.

His next stop was Commercial Street in the central business district where he inspected the progress of work under the Smart City scheme. He took a small coffee break at Woody's.   | Photo Credit: SUDHAKARA JAIN

His last stop was at Shanthinagar.

His last stop was at Shanthinagar.   | Photo Credit: SUDHAKARA JAIN

Bystanders took the opportunity to click a few photographs with Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa during his visit to Shanthinagar on July 23, 2021.

Bystanders took the opportunity to click a few photographs with Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa during his visit to Shanthinagar on July 23, 2021.   | Photo Credit: SUDHAKARA JAIN

On completion of the tour of Bengaluru, Chief Minister B.S. yediyurappa returned to his official residence 'Krishna' where he addressed mediapersons.

Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa returns to his official residence ‘Krishna’ after a tour of Bengaluru on July 23, 2021 to address mediapersons.

Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa returns to his official residence ‘Krishna’ after a tour of Bengaluru on July 23, 2021 to address mediapersons.   | Photo Credit: SUDHAKARA JAIN

In the wake of heavy rains across Karnataka, he told mediapersons that he had directed all district in-charge Ministers and MLAs to help people affected by the rains.

He said, “I have been monitoring the situation by being in constant touch with them over the past four-five days. There is no cause for worry right now. If necessary, I will even have a video conference with them later.” The respective district administrations are on high alert to prevent any loss to life and property, he said.

He said that Deputy Chief Minister Govind Karjol, who is in north Karnataka, had been directed to monitor the situation in the flood-affected areas till July 25. “We are ready to face any situation, with all help extended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” he said.


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