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Mangaluru : BJP deplores property tax hike; warns of protest

Mangaluru : BJP deplores property tax hike; warns of protest

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Dec 23, 2016:  D Vedavyas Kamath, President of the Mangaluru city South constituency unit of the BJP has come down heavily upon the Congress administration in the Mangaluru City Corporation for increasing  the Self-Assessment Property Tax by 15% and accused the party of  not keeping up its words  in this regard.

bjp pressmeet ..

bjp pressmeet

Speaking to reporters at the District BJP office  here on December 23, Friday he said  the BJP would protest against this decision and also   against the ’anti-people’ policies of the  Congress  Government.

 He also informed on the occasion that the  BJP South Constituency unit will be holding an eye donation camp  on December 25 to mark the birth anniversary of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Over 100 BJP workers and leaders will pledge to donate their eyes, he said and urged the people to participate in the camp organised with a noble intention.

On the cashless drive post demonetization he said the party would be organising workshops on cashless transactions  for small traders in the days to come.

 Opposition leader in MCC Roopa D Bangera who also spoke, described the hike in Self- Assessment Property Tax as a Christmas and New Year gift of the Congress rule. She warned of protest by the BJP against the decision and added  that the BJP would not allow increase in property tax.

Several BJP leaders were present at the press meet.

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