Postcard stir seeking 10-kg ration rice
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Postcard stir seeking 10-kg ration rice

May 8, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Members of Mysuru City (District) Congress Prachara Samithi staged a ‘postcard’ stir this morning urging the State Government to distribute 10-kg rice to ration card holders. 

The protest was held at Lakshmipuram Post Office, Narayana Shastri Road, where the protesters posted cards at the postal box. They urged the Government to restart the Anna Bhagya scheme, which had been launched by the then Chief Minister Siddharamaiah and tackle the pandemic in a more effective way. 

Samithi President Dr. M.K. Ashok, former MLA Somshekhar and others were present.

Alleging that the State BJP Government has failed to contain the spread of pandemic all over the State, members of Mysuru Kannada Vedike, wearing black bands, held protest at Mysore City Corporation (MCC) Zone-1 premises located at Agrahara here this morning. The protestors shouted slogans and urged Chief Minister and Health Minister to resign immediately.

Urging MCC to distribute food to destitute and shelter-less, members of Karnataka Dalitha Sangharsha Samithi staged a protest near the Ambedkar statue in front of Town Hall this morning. They alleged that the Janata Curfew has adversely affected thousands of destitute and shelter-less in city. 

The district administration should immediately set up a Gruel Centre (Ganji Kendra) and distribute food to such persons daily, they demanded.  Samithi members Malnadi, K. Nanjappa and others were present.

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