Protests galore in city
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Protests galore in city

February 23, 2017

Urging for the fulfilment of their demands, various organisations staged separate protests     in city yesterday.

Bahujan Samajawadi Party (BSP): Condemning the Supreme Court judgment that said that there is no need for reservation in promotion for SC/ST Government employees, the members of BSP staged a protest near Deputy Commissioner’s (DC) office here and urged the State Government to submit a review petition to the Apex Court in this regard.

Mysuru District Kannada Chaluvaligarara Sangha: Urging the State Government to stop releasing water to Tamil Nadu from Kabini Reservoir and to provide compensation to farmers of Kabini Right Bank farmers coming under Nanjangud Vidhana Sabha constituency, members of Mysuru District Kannada Chaluvaligarara Sangha staged a protest in front of the DC’s office in city.

The protesters also urged for rejuvenation of lakes and demanded compensation of Rs. 25,000 per acre to farmers of Kabini Right Bank who have suffered crop losses.

Village Accountants Association: Urging the Government to free them from the responsibilities of reviewing Ration Cards, the members of Karnataka State Village Accountants Association staged a protest in front of the DC’s office here yesterday.

The protesters alleged that though they had submitted a memorandum earlier in this regard, no action was taken by the authorities concerned and said that they were already involved in segregation of Village Accountants Social Security Scheme applications, which they were carrying it out without any  basic facilities.

They added that the additional work had severely affected them.

Contract Vehicles Owners and Drivers Association: Alleging that the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) was not giving them the monthly rent and harassing them unnecessarily, the members of Contract Vehicles Owners and Drivers Association staged a protest in front of the MCC here.

The protesters also alleged that the authorities concerned were threatening them of removing their vehicles from the contract when they asked for the rent besides stating that the authorities had prepared a fake report and had cancelled some contract to help others. The protesters demanded action against the official concerned.

Karnataka Rakshana Vedike Simha Sene: Urging for good roads and regular maintenance of the same, the residents of Raghavendranagar and members of Karnataka Rakshana Vedike Simha Sene stage a protest in front of the MCC.

The protesters alleged that the roads, which were dug up to lay UGD pipes and Reliance cables in the MCC Ward No. 57 two years ago, were not covered till now and had resulted in the roads going from bad to worst with numerous potholes making the road unmotorable.

The protesters demanded asphalting the roads at the earliest.

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