Mangaluru, August 9, 2020: State Revenue Minister R Ashok visited the sea erosion affected areas at Chitrapura and Meenakaliya near Baikampady on August 8, Saturday.
Mangaluru North MLA Dr Bharath Shetty apprised the minister of the dangers faced by the fish auction building at Meenakaliya and the Rangamandir of the school at Chitrapur due to sea erosion. He also urged the minister to initiate measures for a permanent solution to the problem.
On this occasion, he also urged the minister to release additional grants for the sea erosion prevention works at Chitrapur and Meenakaliya.
Deputy Commissioner Dr K V Rajendra, Deputy Mayor Vedavathi, local Corporator Sumitra Kariya and others were present.