Bagalkot Town has an approximate population of 1.30 lakh Substantial portion of Bagalkot town gets submerged in backwater of Almatti reservoir. For speedy implementation R and R project of Bagalkot town, the state Government has enacted a special legislation called “BAGLAKOT TOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ACT 1983”.vide Notification No. LAW 7 LGN 85 Bangalore dated 30.04.1985. The act provides for establishment of separate autonomous authority to plan, develop and manage the resettlement and rehabilitation of PDF’s of the old Bagalkot town as well as to create a modern township.

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