Substandard work on bhavan shocks official


Engineering wing of ZP accused of misusing funds

Official to send a report to Deputy Commissioner

Rs. 10 lakh released for Kannada Bhavan

Karwar: In the wake of allegation of misuse of funds and substandard work on the Kannada Bhavan at Joida, Assistant Commissioner of Karwar Salma Fahim inspected the bhavan on Monday.

Writer and member of the Kannada Development Authority Vishnu Naik on Saturday alleged that the engineering section of the Uttar Kannada Zilla Panchayat had misused funds meant for the construction of the bhavan.

The Assistant Commissioner expressed shock over the quality of work on the building.

A report would be sent to the Deputy Commissioner of Uttar Kannada in this regard, she said.

The foundation stone for the bhavan was laid by Rural Development Minister Shobha Karandlaje in December last.

For the construction of the bhavan, the Kannada Development Authority had released Rs. 5 lakh and Rs. 5 lakh by KDA president Mukhyamantri Chandru from his MLC’s local area development fund.

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