Slew of protests held in city
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Slew of protests held in city

May 11, 2022

Congress, NSUI, AIDSO stage demonstrations on various issues

Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru City and District Congress workers, members of National Student Union of India (NSUI) and All India Democratic Students Organisation (AIDSO) staged separate protests over various issues in city yesterday.

Mysuru City and District Congress

The members of Mysuru City and District Congress staged a protest at Congress Bhavan near City Railway Station over rising prices of LPG Cylinder and other essential commodities.

Women Congress party workers led by KPCC Women Wing President Dr. Pushpa Amarnath, who assembled at Congress Bhavan, displayed placards condemning the Union and State Governments for the hardships caused to common man.

Dr. Pushpa Amarnath lifted an empty gas cylinder and displayed the anger of women against the cooking gas price.

Pointing out that during the UPA tenure under Dr. Manmohan Singh, the cooking gas price was Rs. 410, she said, “Now, it has crossed Rs. 1,000. The PM talked about Achhe Din for people before coming to power, but brought difficult days now. With Ujwala scheme they had claimed that kitchens will be smoke free. But frequent increase in LPG cylinder price has forced Ujwala users to use fire wood and more smoke is seen in the kitchens now,” she added.

Former Mayor Pushpalatha Chikkanna, City Women Congress Wing President Pushpavalli and others took part.    

At the same venue, Mysore City and District Congress workers staged a mock auction depicting officials auctioning Government jobs and later giving money to Ministers.

Former MLA M.K. Somashekar, KPCC spokesperson M. Lakshmana, City Congress President R. Murthy, District Congress President Dr. B.J. Vijaykumar and others took part in the protest.

NSUI protest against series of scandals

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In another protest, the City Unit of National Student Union of India (NSUI) staged a protest at Ramaswamy Circle against the series of scandals during the BJP Government in the State.

Alleging rampant corruption in the selection and appointment of various Government jobs including PSI, FDA, PWD Junior Engineers etc., the protestors said that sincere and hardworking students are being victimised because of the prevailing corruption practises and demanded a transparent inquiry into the alleged illegal appointments.

NSUI City President N. Manoj, Vice-President Rajath and others were present.

AIDSO

Members of All India Democratic Students Organisation (AIDSO) alleging irregularities in the exam held for the appointment of Assistant Professors, staged a protest near Deputy Commissioner’s Office.

The protestors shouted slogans against the State Government for the lapses in the examinations held recently for the appointment of Assistant Professors and demanded an enquiry into the leakage of question papers.

Condemning the leakage of question paper of competitive exams, they pointed out that the Registrar of Karnatak University has been arrested in this connection and demanded a thorough probe into the scam.

AIDSO District President Subhash, Secretary Chandrakala,
Vice-President Asiya Begum
and others took part.


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