Mangaluru, Dec 24, 2015: The Mangaluru City Block unit of the Congress which has accused the ruling NDA government at the Centre of resorting to hate politics, staged a protest in front of the MCC office on December 23, Wednesday for ’falsely implicating’ Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald case.
Speaking on the occasion, Purushottam Chitrapur, Deputy Mayor accused the ruling party of going against democratic principles.
Ibrahim Kodijal, Interim President of District Congress also lashed out at the Centre over the recent developments in the National Herald case.
Shashidhar Hegde, corporator and former mayor dubbed Subramanian Swamy as a CIA agent.
Several Congress leaders including TK Sudhir, Ashok D K, P.V. Mohan and others participated in the protest.