‘Relax ban on borewellsin coastal districts’ – The Hindu

Activists of the Karnataka Rajya Raita Sangha (KRRS) staged a protest in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office here on Tuesday opposing the ban on drilling borewells in the State for irrigation.In a memorandum submitted to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, president of Dakshina Kannada unit of KRRS Ravikiran Punacha said that the water table in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi have not depleted alarmingly and hence, both the districts should be excluded from the August 20, 2016 ban.

Source: ‘Relax ban on borewells in coastal districts’ – The Hindu

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