Karkala, Dec 20, 2018: The call for a Padubidri-Karkala State Highway Bundh today by the Tollgate Virodhi Samithi to oppose the proposed toll plaza at Belman has evoked very good response with buses remaining off roads and shops and business establishments too downing their shutters voluntarily.
The protest was inaugurated by Sri Esha Vittaldasa Swamiji of Kemar Sandeepani Ashram. Speaking on the occasion the seer said he fully supported the movement against the setting up of the toll gate in Belman.
Hundreds of locals too took part in the protest march. The police detained many protestors who were proceeding from Belman to Nandalike.