The Congress Party responsible for violence in Udupi city during Bandh - Raghupathy Bhat

Richard D’Souza
Kemmannu News Network, 11-09-2018 06:13:43

Write Comment     |     E-Mail To a Friend     |     Facebook     |     Twitter     |     Print


Udupi : The Congress was main responsible for the clashes between Congress and BJP workers during the Bharat Bandh in Udupi city, said Raghupathy Bhat, MLA.



Addressing a media persons in his press meet at BJP office here on Monday, 10th September, Raghupathy Bhat said that due to the violence unleashed by the Congress workers that Prabhakar Poojary, BJP City Block President was hit by a stone and a rod at Bannanje near SP office and was admitted to the government hospital and other four were injured also admitted in the hospital.

Raghupathy Bhat said that the altercation between the Congress and BJP workers at several places in the city was due to congress workers trying to enforce the bandh and forcing shopkeepers to shut down their business. Most of the shopkeepers called him about the strong arm method of the congress workers, he said.


He said the police should have taken strong action against the enforcement of the bandh and rough methods deployed by the Congress. But the police did not do so. Therefore, the BJP workers had to rush to protect the shopkeepers who had sought their protection.

The Congress workers were rebuffed by autorickshaw drivers in Manipal when they forced them to support the bandh. At Kadiyali, Congress workers forcibly shut down a hotel which one woman protested against it. They threatened her and tried to assault her, he said.

Bhat said that the Congress leaders had become despondent after losing all the five seats in legislative assembly election and also in recent CMC election, the BJP had won 31 seats out of 35 seats. Hence, the Congress workers had poured out their frustration at the loss in these elections on the people and the BJP workers by resorting to violent methods during the Bharat bandh.

The alleged the role of Police during the bandh in city. He said why did the police not stop the enforcement of bandh by the Congress workers? He questioned.

Mattar Rathnakar Hegde, Chief of district BJP and Kappettu Praveen Shetty were present.


Write your Comments on this Article
Your Name
Native Place / Place of Residence
Your E-mail
Your Comment   You have characters left.
Security Validation
Enter the characters in the image above
Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.
Please note that under 66A of the IT Act, sending offensive or menacing messages through electronic communication service and sending false messages to cheat, mislead or deceive people or to cause annoyance to them is punishable. It is obligatory on to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request. Hence, sending offensive comments using will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will be held responsible.
Similarly, reserves the right to edit / block / delete the messages without notice any content received from readers.

Welcome to Thonse Naturecure Hospital
View More

Welcome to Thonse Naturecure HospitalWelcome to Thonse Naturecure Hospital
Santhosh Villa short film by youth of Udupi Parish and ICYM.Santhosh Villa short film by youth of Udupi Parish and ICYM.
Crossland College, Year book 2017-18Crossland College, Year book 2017-18
Watch Eye to Eye by Avila D’souzaWatch Eye to Eye by Avila D’souza
Rozaricho Gaanch Easter 2018Rozaricho Gaanch Easter 2018
Milarchi Lara - Issue April - 2018Milarchi Lara - Issue April - 2018
Delite Caterers and Delite Event ManagementDelite Caterers and Delite Event Management
An appeal to Kemmannu Parishioners, Friends and Well Wishers:


An appeal to Kemmannu Parishioners, Friends and Well Wishers:<P> <Center>[Comments]</P> </Center>
Read online Uzvaad:<font color=red> Read online Uzvaad</font color=red>:
For all your travel needs contact Sequeira TouristFor all your travel needs contact Sequeira Tourist
Power Care Services, MoodubellePower Care Services, Moodubelle
Read Online RaknnoRead Online Raknno
Kemmannu Platinum Jubilee Souvenir – Amruth KaanikKemmannu Platinum Jubilee Souvenir – Amruth Kaanik
Udupi TodayUdupi Today
St. Alphonsa of India Face Book

Click here for Kemmannu Knn Facebook Link

Contact for all your Travel, Tours and For Rent a Car

Contact Maria Travels  for all your Travel, Tours and For Rent a Car Mob: 9980889512 or 9819444307

Thanksgiving to St. Lawrance

Thanksgiving to St. Lawrance

Sponsored Albums