Farmers demand revision of compensation

Lands have been acquired in Haraginadoni, Kuditini and several other villages of the district.

Members of the committee and JD(S) district unit office-bearers and workers staged a road blockade on the national highway. Tahsildhar Shashi Bharabagali was at the receiving end of their anger and the protesters vented out their ire on him.

The protesters complained that the present compensation of Rs eight lakh to Rs 12 lakh per acre was very low demanded the government to revise the compensation as per the KIADB rules and pay Rs 77 lakh per acre.

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