Mangaluru, Apr 01, 2019: Dakshina Kannada District Congress Committee stages protest outside Vijaya Bank branch at Mallikatte on Monday, April 1, condemning the merger of Vijaya Bank with Bank of Baroda.
Speaking on the occasion Congress MP Candidate, Mithun Rai said, “Today is the most painfull day for the people of Dakshina Kannada. Our MP has deprived the people of the district in desolving Vijaya Bank founded here . The DK MP fooled us telling that he has written a letter to the concerned authorities, but never bothered about preventing Vijaya Bank’s merger. We take pledge that if Congress comes to power, we will make sure that Vijay Bank will be reinstated. We will be continuous protest until justice is provided.”
Former minister Ramanath Rai, former MLA JR Lobo, Moideen Bawa and others were present during the protest and condemned the move by the BJP led Central Government.