Mon. Apr 22nd, 2024
Balavana- Dr. Karanth’s legacy water-starved

Puttur (Dakshina Kannada district) : This town has treasured the legacy of the Jnanapith award winner Dr. Kota Shivarama Karanth in Balavana. It is a countrywide tribute to the fabled litterateur identified as the Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore of Karnataka. But alas! it is experiencing extreme water lack and with the summertime time just commencing and the summer time getaway is about to get started for the college the Balavana is anticipating a massive increase in the tourist influx.

According to the regional conservationists, the Balavana has a h2o link supplied by the Puttur municipality is not giving suitable drinking water on a day-to-working day foundation. About 6 months again the district administration experienced permitted a bore perfectly for the facility which has been executed. But make any difference is caught there as the pump has been taken out and the funniest part is that to put in the pump it necessitates the assent of the Deputy Commissioner of the district. So the issue now hangs in Harmony.

The community elder and and ardent follower of Dr. Shivaram Karanth, Dr. SN Amrut Malla has now composed to the Deputy Commissioner to resolve the issue by buying the installation of the pump. Other civic activists inquire if the mundane issues like installation of a pump to the properly needs the assent of the head of the administration?

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By TFW

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