Mangaluru, Oct 22, 2018: An indefinite round the clock dharna organised by the Anti-Tollgate Action Committee demanding the closure of the Suratkal toll gate by this month end, commenced on October 22, Monday. The protestors are also demanding ban on traffic on old Kulur bridge until the new bridge construction is complete.
The protestors said the contract renewal process of Suratkal toll gate has commenced despite the MP’s assurance at the NHAI meet that the contract which ends on October 30 will not be renewed. They blamed the MP for the same.
Action Committee Convenor Muneer Katipalla, former MLA Vijay Kumar Shetty, Corporators Dayanand Shetty, Revathi Putran, Purushottam Chitrapur, former mayor Hilda Alva, Jokatte GP Chief Precilla Monteiro and others are participating in the dharna.