Protests galore in city

Protests galore in city

March 6, 2017

Several organisations staged protests and took out rallies in city this morning.

Mysuru District Hearing Impaired Association: Demanding reservation in jobs and fulfilment of their long standing demands, members of the Association took out a rally from Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple at the North Gate of the Palace. They passed through K.R. Circle and D. Devaraj Urs Road to the DC office, where they submitted a memorandum.

The demands included training of hearing-impaired teachers in sign language, reservation in jobs to hearing impaired persons with 75% decibel impairment, extension of marriage aid granted to physically disabled couple to hearing impaired couple as well and incentives for taking part in sports meets for the hearing impaired.

Association office-bearers K.H. Shankar, H.N. Devaraj and Mahesh Verma led the protest.

K.R. Block Congress: Alleging that demonetisation has caused a lot of problems for the common man, farmers, small traders and the like, members of K.R. Block Congress staged a demonstration at Agrahara Circle in city this morning as part of the party’s ‘Jana Vedana’ national campaign in protest against demonetisation.

K.R. MLA M.K. Somashekar, City Congress President T.S.Ravishankar, Corporator Purushotham and others were present.

Banjara Sadguru Sevalal Maharaj Prathishtana: Over 200 Banjara (Lambani) Community members under the banner of Banjara Sadguru Sevalal Maharaj Prathishtana took out a rally demanding rejection of Justice A.J. Sadashiva Commission Report on inner reservation in  SC quota.

The rally, which commenced from Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple, passed through K.R. Circle, D. Devaraj Urs Road and JLB Road before reaching the DC’s office where they submitted a memorandum, seeking rejection of Justice A.J. Sadashiva Report, as it had failed to render Justice to Banjara community.

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Prathishtana office-bearers Chandrashekar, Hemanth Kumar, R. Krishna Naik and others took part in the rally.

Tribals demand free education: More than 200 tribals from Mysuru and Chamarajanagar districts, under the banner of Karnataka Aranyamoola Budakattu Samudayagala Okkuta, staged a demonstration in front of the DC’s office here demanding quality and free education from first standard to PUC.

The protestors also demanded an exclusive education policy for tribals, constitution of a Monitoring Committee to oversee the quality of education being imparted to tribals and regularisation of Tribal teachers already serving in Ashram Schools, among others.

Office-bearers Shailendra Kumar, Vijayakumar, Siddaraju, Basavanna, Pushpa  and Rajendra, Jana Sangram Parishat’s Prasanna and others took part.

Agri Gold agents stage demonstration: Seeking an end to Police harassment, repayments to small depositors and employment to agents who have lost their livelihood, nearly 300 agents of Agri Gold company from across the State, under the banner of All India Agri Gold Customers and Agents Welfare Association, staged a demonstration in front of the DC office here.

The agents, holding placards, took out a procession from Kote Anjaneya Swamy temple to the DC office where they submitted a memorandum.

Association office-bearers B.L. Ravikumar, Shyamsundar, Vishwanath, Satish and others took part.


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