This present situation of waterlogging in Bengaluru happened because of maladministration and totally unplanned administration of previous Congress government. They gave permission right, left and centre in the lakes and buffer zone, said Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai. Watch this video.
The Chief Minister's positive result comes as Karnataka reported 2,042 new Covid cases and two deaths in the last 24 hours.
Born on January 28, 1960, Bommai held the portfolio of Home, Law, and Parliamentary Affairs in the Yediyurapa government. He has also served as Water Resources and Cooperation Minister. Bommai's decision to stay with the party when Yediyurappa left and launched his KJP and his ability to gain Yediyurappa's confidence after his return to the BJP are said to have worked for him.
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