Mangaluru, July 15, 2020: Leaders and members of the CPI(M) staged a demonstration in the city on July 15, Wednesday demanding provision of food to the people during lockdown and free treatment to the Covid-19 patients.
Muneer Katipalla, DYFI State President who addressed the protestors said the poor who have already been hit hard due to the previous lockdown, will be in for more trouble during the ensuing lockdown. The district administration must provide food kits to the poor people, he said.
He also urged the government to regulate the private hospitals which, he said are charging exorbitantly for Corona treatment.
District CPI(M) Secretariat Board Member J Balakrishna Shetty, city unit Secretary Sunil Kumar Bajal, Party leaders Jayanthi B Shetty and others participated in the protest.