Supreme Court judgment has no bearing on bbmp division: TB Jayachandra

The committee would submit its report after three or four meetings

Bengaluru: In a new interpretation to the ongoing tussle over trifurcation of BBMP, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mr T.B. Jayachandra said the recent Supreme Court judgment asking the state government to hold elections to the civic body within three months after the BBMP council was superseded, has no bearing on the trifurcation exercise.

Speaking to reporters after participating in the first meeting of the Legislative Council Select Committee in Vidhana Soudha on Friday, Mr Jayachandra said there was a minor amendment to the trifurcation bill and the Select Committee has been apprised of the proposed amendments.

Declining to divulge details of what happened at the meeting, he said the committee would submit its report after three or four meetings. Based on the recommendation by the Select Committee, the government will take a final decision, he said.

ON the ongoing demolition drive in city, Mr Jayachandra said the government will compensate or rehabilitate people displaced due to the removal of encroachments from lake beds.

The government is waiting for the report of the House Committee headed by Mr K.B. Koliwad on the subject. The Committee is expected give its interim report within 15 days based on which the government will take up rehabilitation work, he added.

( Source : dc correspondent )
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