Kanakapura jurisdiction : BJP, JDS slams DK Shivakumar

A contentious issue surrounding the jurisdiction of Kanakapura has come to the fore due to a heated verbal exchange between former Chief Minister HD Kumarswamy and Deputy CM DK Shivakumar
Kanakapura jurisdiction : BJP, JDS slams DK Shivakumar

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar’s recent announcement that Kanakapura will be part of Bengaluru in the Future has stirred a row. 

Former CM HD Kumarswamy alliged that DCM DK Shivakumar of orchestrating a scheme to regularize illegal activities around Kanakapura. DK Shivakumar has insulted the people of Ramanagara. Kanakapura is 52 km from Bengakuru. Ramanagara is just 25 km from Bengaluru.What’s more convenient for people? Should people of Kanakapura come to Bengaluru daily? There’s much suspicion over the Deputy CM’s intent, Kumarswamy said.

HD Kumarswamy questioned the ownership of properties in the area, the prevalence of benami transactions, and the existence of illegal encroachments. The people of Kanakapura belong to Bengaluru district, not Ramnagara, and suggested that it was a betrayal to Ramanagara.

Even, the BJP criticized Shivakumar’s plab and said moving Kanakapura under Bengaluru would only Benefit the Congress leader and not people.

Deputy CM DK Shivakumar took place in the Bhoomi Poojane (Hindu ritual of worshipping the Earth) for The construction of the Veerabhadreshwar  temple at Shivanahalli village in the Kanakapura Taluk on Tuesday. He delivered a speech on this momentous occasion Our district is not Ramanagar. It is a part of Bengaluru District. Have faith in me. I will add parts of Ramanagar to Bengaluru District, he said