Karnataka Quarry Blast: “Cruel Motion” Will Be Taken, Says Chief Minister

BS Yediyurappa stated assured motion in opposition to these concerned in unlawful acts that led to the blast

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa at this time stated “cruel” motion will taken in opposition to these concerned in unlawful acts that led to the blast at a quarry in Chikkaballapura killing six individuals.

“What would you might have executed in case you had been in my place?” he stated when requested why the federal government was not alert following an identical explosion at a quarry in Shivamogga final month, killing an equal variety of individuals.

“What are you able to or I do? What would you might have executed, in case you had been in my place? Inform me. Did we ask them to do issues early within the morning?” Mr Yediyurappa retorted.

Responding to the Chief Minister’s assertion, state Congress president DK Shivakumar stated “If you happen to (CM) cannot do something, give up, let’s go earlier than the individuals.”

Six individuals had been killed when the gelatin sticks they had been attempting to eliminate exploded by chance at a stone quarry web site at a village in Karnataka’s Chikkaballapura district, early this morning.

To a query on Chief of Opposition Siddaramaiah’s assertion accusing the federal government of not taking robust measures, Mr Yediyurappa stated “Siddaramaiah is there solely to make accusations, don’t be concerned about him. Whoever is concerned in unlawful actions, we are going to take cruel motion.”


“Let him additionally give strategies, we are going to act.”

Stating that Residence Minister Basavaraj Bommai and officers have visited the spot and brought inventory of the state of affairs, Yediyurappa stated “that is the second such incident… it has taken place illegally.”

To a query on Congress accusing BJP leaders of involvement in unlawful mining and quarrying that led to the blast at each Shivamogga and Chillaballapura, the Chief Minister stated, “there isn’t a query of any social gathering or group..”

“Who’s making what allegations is just not vital, we should always have sympathy in the direction of those that have died and such incidents mustn’t recur. Whoever is behind it, motion will probably be taken in accordance with regulation.”

(Aside from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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