Udupi, Apr 10, 2015: The Kaup Block Congress organised a huge protest near the Kaup Market on April 9, Thursday to oppose the Land Ordinance of the NDA Government at the Centre.
Addressing the protestors, Vinay Kumar Sorake, State Urban Development Minister and Udupi District in-charge Minister said the Land Ordinance only aims at helping the corporates at the cost of the farmers.
There is a need for a united fight against this Land Acquisition Bill, he said.
Oscar Fernandes, senior Congress leader and former union minister demanded that the Union Government should drop the Bill which would hit hard the farming community and the poor.
Former MLA Gopal Bhandary, KPCC secretary M A Gafoor, Kaup North Block Congress President Sudhir Hegde, Naveenchandra J Shetty, Kaup South Block Congress President and many party men participated in the protest.