New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and discussed various developmental issues concerning the state.

The meeting at the Parliament House was for about 15 minutes.

During the meeting, Yediyurappa reportedly extended an invitation to Narendra Modi to virtually inaugurate the Bengaluru Tech Summit on November 19.

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The state government's flagship 'Bengaluru Tech Summit', was earlier scheduled to happen in September this year, but was postponed to November due to COVID-19.

Earlier today the Chief Minister Yediyurappa said that he would discuss issues concerning the development of the state, and regarding the cabinet expansion.

"Discussion also has to happen regarding the cabinet expansion, I will bring it to his notice and take clearance and leave for Bengaluru tomorrow," he said, adding that he will meet BJP National President JP Nadda in the evening.

Chief Minister Yediyurappa has appealed to the Prime Minister to expedite the release of funds from the National Disaster Response Fund.

The CM has also made a plea to revise the norms of assistance from the State Disaster Response Fund or National Disaster Response Fund for the current year itself to ensure timely and adequate financial assistance to the distressed people.