Rahul Gandhi discusses with Karnataka leaders preparations for next year’s Assembly elections
Ahead of Assembly elections in the state next year, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi met with senior Karnataka party leaders on Thursday and discussed the political situation in the state, the news agency reported. PTI.
AICC General Secretary in charge of Karnataka, Randeep Surjewala said the party would launch its 100km ‘Mekedatu Yatra’ in the state from February 27. The party also decided to launch a series of agitations highlighting unemployment, rising prices, corruption and scams in the state, he says.
“We had a detailed discussion on the state of political affairs in Karnataka. How the (Basavaraj) Bommai government is mired in deep-rooted corruption, it is a 40% tender commission government and how the cryptocurrency scam has reached the highest echelons of power and the government is completely silent,” Surjewala told reporters.
Bengaluru Metro has contributed significantly to reducing carbon emissions, study finds
A study by the Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University stated that the air quality at six Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) Phase II locations improved between 2017 and 2021, thus showing a positive impact of the metro project.
The study led by Dr. Nandini N, Professor and Senior Researcher at the Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University, said metro trains contributed significantly to reducing carbon emissions .