Mysuru: With Kodagu limping back to normalcy, 211 more people returned home from the relief centres on Thursday, leaving only 2,045 of the 7,594 who had taken refuge in them, behind.
Telecom networks have been restored and precautions are being taken to prevent the outbreak of water and vector- borne diseases. Deputy Commissioner P.I. Srividya revealed on Thursday that 50,000 food kits would be distributed under the Anna Bhagya scheme to the victims of landslides and floods through fair price shops and vans.
MLA Appachu Ranjan said that he had written to Speaker Ramesh Kumar requesting him to direct all MLAs to contribute Rs 25 lakh from their respective development funds to Kodagu and he had acted on his appeal.
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