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CPIM protest in Byndur over various issues

Byndur: The second phase of the national protest from CPIM was held on Wednesday August 12 in front of tahashildar office in Byndur.

Speaking on the occasion Suresh Kallagara, secretary of CPIM Byndur zone said, the party is fighting to make the dreams of our freedom fighters come tue. If the villages are developed then only the country can develop. There is no use for poor people if the smart cities are built by neglecting the real problems of the villages. He also said that CPIM will hold a protest till 14th august.

Addressing the gathering Ganesh Tondemakki, Venkatesh Koni demanded conretisation of Byndur first grade college road, house sites for homeless, development of Vidyanagar, Yojananagar, Tondemakki Janata colony roads.

Rajiv Padukone, Nagarathna Nada, Shridhar Uppunda, Ganesh Mogaveer, Sheelavathy were present.

  • Published in Udupi

Mulki: Vijaya College students boycott the classess and protested for demands

Mulki: The students of Mulki Vijaya College boycott the classes and protested outside the college asking to fulfill their demands.

They said that the election for presidential post of the administrative committee is not yet done. According to rule, for every five years the election is done for the post. But it’s been seven years and the president is not changed yet.

They also said that the academic achievers of Pre University are not given concession in fees. The administration is collecting money for the construction of hall from students since seven years but the hall is not yet built.

There is only two toilets for 1500 students in the college the students accused. The problems have been brought to the notice of the principal and administration 2 months ago through a protest.

But even after two months no change is seen and administration exhibits narcissistic attitude accused the protestors.
  • Published in Surathkal

Bantwal CPIM protest for house sites in front of purasabha

Bantwal: Modi government is serving the capitalists and imperialists by pledging the lands of poor farmers to them said, Balakrishna Shetty, district member of secretary committee of CPIM.

He was speaking in a protest staged demanding house sites for the poor people of purasabha limit here on Monday August 10 in front of purasabha office.

He further stated that 1703 farmers have committed suicide after Modi took charge as Prime minister. But the ministers of the central government are giving absurd reasons for the death and trying to fool the people. Whereas in the state the BJP leaders are blaming congress government of the death of the farmers and staying in farmers' houses. By doing so they are trying to create confusio among the people.

He warned the state government that if the house sites are not distributed to the deserving people a sit in will be staged round the clock in front of the purasabha office.

B. Vasu Gatty, Sanjeev Bangera, Uday Kumar, B. Narayan, Janardhan Kulal, Haneef and others headed the protest.

Speaking after recieving a memorandum from the protesters purasabha chief officer Leena Britto said, 4.02 acres of land has been identified for house sites in Pallamajalu. If everything goes as planned, the problem will be solved soon and the house sites will be provided to the poeple.

  • Published in Bantwal

CPIM protest against Union and state government in Moodabidre

Moodabidre: CPIM staged a protest agianst the state and the central government in front of tahashildar office here on Monday August 10.

Addressing the gathering the executive committee member K. Yadava Shetty said, CPIM strongly condems the idea of giving the construction and maintannace work of the Moodabidre purasabha market complex to private companies. The 94C problem that is creating problem for getting house sites for homeless has to be solved immediately.

Speaking on the occasion district secretary of CPIM, Vasanth Achari said, there is a danger of industries including thermal energy plant which will destroy our land, water and livelyhood will be imposed on us through land acquisition bill. Modi government has increased the problems of the people while state government has failed in fullfilling its promises, he said.

A memorandum was submitted on this occasion to Moodabidre Tahashildar Mohammed Isac.

District committee member Ramani, Sadashivdas, zonal committee leaders Radha, Shankar, Sundar Shetty were present.

  • Published in Moodabidri

Lawyers protest and demand for the arrest of Nagaraj who allegedly assaulted a lawyer

Mangaluru:  Lawyers in Mangaluru protested demanding arrest of a cop T. D Nagaraj who allegedly assaulted a lawyer few days ago. Mangaluru Bar association lawyers participated in the protest.

Bar association president S.C.Changappa spoke on this occasion and said that lawyer Uttam Rai when he had been to Kadri police station with his client was beaten and locked up in cell by T.D.Nagaraj.

The police commissioner after responding to the request from the lawyers had suspended the cop. But with due respect to his order, they demanded the cop should be arrested according to law.

He said that the cop should be arrested by bringing him under law and justice. Lawyer Uttam Rai has gone through the procedure. He had presented him before the court and had got a bail. Likewise action must be taken on Nagaraj he demanded.

He warned that if the cop is not arrested and taken action according to law they will have to take lawful step against him.

Vice president of the association Yashodhar Karkera, CS Raghavendra, treasurer Yathish, Uttam Kumar Rai and others were present.

  • Published in Mangaluru

Sand problem: Locals of Manjanady protest by stopping lorries

Ullala: Locals and daily wage workers of Manjanady stopped the lorries transporting sand to Kerala. The incident took place in Kalkatta here.
As the sand is transported illegally to Kerala, there is no sand for local works. As a result the construction workers forced to sit at home without jobs. Number of lorries ply to Kerala from Konaje via Manjanady. The authorities not paying heed to the appeal from the villagers said protesters.

The speeding sand laden lorries are involved many accidents in this region. If the locals question lorry drivers they behave rudely, they said.

The protesters stopped three sand laden lorries and handed them to the police.

Taluk panchayat member Ismail Doddamane, Nekkare Bava were present.

  • Published in Ullal

Sea of farmers gather in front of DC office to protest against the government

Mangaluru: Opposing the Land Acquisition bill, Kumaradhara hydro-power project, Thumbe dam expansion and imposition of criminal and civil cases on farmers to recover debts, the farmers staged a protest on Tuesday August 4 in front of the DC office.
Addressing the protesters, Kodihalli Chandrashekhar, the president of Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha and Hasiru Sene said, the central and the state government is plaing with the lives of the farmers. Bank officials are visiting our houses and threatening to auction our properties if we fail to clear the loans.

He also told farmers that if a banker comes to your house, tie him to a tree. The farmers staged a sit-in as the police rejected the demand of the farmers to allow them to submit a memorandum to deputy commisioner A.B Ibrahim.

Additional DC Sadashiva came to the spot and listened to their problems, and said that DC Ibrahim had gone to Kannur to inspect the water pipeline work. But the protestors were not convinced and demanded that that the come to the spot. Soon, DC Ibrahim returned from Kannur and listened to the farmers' problems.

A memorandum was submitted to the DC on this occasion.

Dhanakeerthi Balipa, district vice-president of KRRS, B Shreedhar Shetty, working president and others were present.

  • Published in Mangaluru

Public protests against illegal transportation of sand to Kerala: halted the lorries near Kalkatta

Ullala: The villagers and sand labourers of Manjanadi gram panchayth area together protested against the illegal transportation of sand to Kerala state and stopped the lorries laden with sand from going to Kerala. The incident happened on Tuesday at Kalkatta.

They accused that due to this illegal transportation of sand to Kerala, there scarcity for sand to construct the buildings in the state. The workers have no work to do and are wasting time at home.

Many lorries in a day pass through Manjanadi route to Kerala. The department does not take any action against it. Loads of sand is transported in front of the department. The villagers said that sand transportation if it doesn’t interfere with the day to day life of public then can be permitted.

The lorries that travel from Natekal to Manjanadi are too fast and furious. They don’t care for the lives of public, the lorry drivers show attitude while asked about their driving they added.

Three lorries that were travelling towards Kerala are halted and handed over to the Konaje police. Konaje SI Sudhakar detained the lorries and talked with the protestors to calm them down. TP member Ismail Doddamane and Nakkare Bava joined the protestors.

The lorry is handed over back to their owner:

Protestors had stopped one lorry and handed it over to the police. But after some time the police have handed over the lorry back to its owner. This behavior of the department has annoyed the protestors.
  • Published in Ullal
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