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Power Cuts, Water Supply Hit in Bangalore, Professionals Use Tractors to their work places

Bangalore: The city of Bangalore was hit by a massive flood in the past 3 days with severe waterlogging after a heavy rainfall disrupts many services, including roads transport streets are so drowned that traveling with cars is not possible for professionals to use tractors to their workplaces 

Yemalur, near the HAL Airport, was submerged and this prompted many employees of IT companies living nearby to ride tractors to their offices.

As reporters speak to citizens "We cannot take so many leaves from our office, our work is getting affected. We are waiting for tractors to drop us for ₹ 50," a woman employee of an IT firm told news agency ANI.

Meanwhile, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has assured the IT companies of a discussion on the estimated loss of ₹ 225 crore due to rain and waterlogging in Bengaluru.

"We will call the IT companies and speak with them related to the issues that they are facing due to waterlogging. We will also discuss the compensation and other related damages that have been caused due to rain," Mr. Bommai told ANI.

His remark came after the IT companies asked the Chief Minister to solve the Outer Ring Road issue.

"It rained heavily. We saw waterlogging had started after we woke up in the morning. The divider on the road was almost submerged due to waterlogging. My basement was flooded and I had to pump water out of it," said a local.

Waterlogging led to traffic jams and disruptions in the lives of residents in several parts of Bengaluru yesterday. In many places in the city, basements of shops and apartments got flooded.

with inputs From ANI and syndicated feed 

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