Belagavi: The district administration which neglected about rescuing Kadappa-Ratnawwa couple who got shelter on a tree to get protected from the rain and floods have been rescued on Thursday.

Kadappa and Ratnawwa from Kadapur village in Belagavi taluk had climbed atop their house on Monday when Bellary Nala in Belagavi city was submerged their home. Since the water level of the inflow was increasing every minute, a wall of their house was collapsed before which on the same day the couple shifted their location to the nearby

Though media alerted the administration about the ill-fated aged couple, the district administration did not care allegedly, the visit of CM Yediyurappa might change the fate of the couple as it brought the couple out safely with the help of NDRF.