Rumours on floods: govt warns of action

Rumours on floods: govt warns of action

Following increasing instances of false alarm about the Kodagu floods on social media, the government has decided to initiate action against those indulging in such activity.

Gangaram Baderia, relief commissioner and principal secretary, Revenue department, said the government would penalise those deliberately spreading false rumours, under the provisions of the Disaster Management Act,
2005.

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