Gold Biscuits For Karnataka Lawmakers? Extravagant Gift Plan Sparks Row | Read
PUBLISHED ON: October 16, 2017 | Duration: 3 min, 06 sec
In the middle of public alarm over a dozen deaths linked to potholes in Bengaluru and the sanitation crisis, a grand plan to celebrate 60 years of the Karnataka state assembly or Vidhana Souda by gifting gold biscuits to 300 Karnataka lawmakers has appalled many. A budget of nearly Rs. 27 crore has been sent for approval to the state's Congress government, which says it was never looped in about the wildly exorbitant proposal.