Mangaluru, Jul 10,2017 : In the wake of recent incidents of violence in the district BJP demanded sacking of District Minister Ramanath Rai as State Government is not capable enough in controlling law and order.
Addressing the press BJP District President Sanjeeva Matandoor said that the state government is not capable enough in controlling law and order and has imposed Section 144 in Bantwal for the last 45 days and rest of the four taluks from the past three weeks.
MLC Ganesh Karnik also said this is the first time in the history of the district that prohibitory orders are in place for 45-long days. He blamed Rai as all the untoward incidents reported from his constituency.
They warned that they will hold a massive protest if false and fabricated cases filed against Hindu leaders are not withdrawn. BJP alleged that some Kerala-based organizations and criminals are disrupting peace in Bantwal. A branch of NIA to be opened in DK to thwart the advances of communal forces based in Kerala in the district.
BJP leaders Nagaraj Shetty, Kishore Rai, Monappa Bhandary and others were present.