Mangaluru, Oct 31, 2019 : Some disgrunted Congress workers came to blows on October 30, Wednesday no sooner the party announced the list of candidates for the upcoming MCC elections.
Sources revealed that former MLA BA Moidin Bava was assaulted by some persons said to be relatives of former mayor Gulzar Banu. It is said just as Bava who attended the Congress press meet arranged at a hotel at Kodialbail, came out of the venue, the supporters of Gulzar Banu questioned him over denial of ticket to Fathima B of Katipalla North Ward. This led to a heated altercation between Bava supporters and Gulzar Banu supporters. Youth Congress President Mithun Rai and others intervened and pacified both sides.