JD(S) state president H D Kumaraswamy said that if the party won the Assembly elections, the arid districts in the State would get permanent irrigation facilities within 45 days.

He spoke at a convention of party activists at Vakkaleri on Thursday.
“The old age pension will be increased to Rs 1,500, pay for physically challenged will be hiked to Rs 2,500,” Kumaraswamy promised.