BANGALORE: The State Cabinet has approved a proposal to construct the Suvarna Vidhana Soudha at Halaga-Bastwad on the Pune-Bangalore Express Highway in Belgaum district.
A high-level committee, headed by Speaker Jagadish Shettar, recently visited the district and made a recommendation to the Government to this effect.
Speaking to presspersons after a Cabinet meeting here on Wednesday, Minister for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Shobha Karandlaje said the building would come up on 108 acres. Land would be acquired from 143 farmers. The Government would give suitable compensation to the land-losers.
However, some farmers were refusing to part with their land.