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Massive protest in Hebri against Kasturirangan Report

Massive protest in Hebri against Kasturirangan Report


Mangalore Today News Network

Karkala, Dec 18, 2014: Thousands of people including a large number of women  took out a  protest march  at Hebri on December 17, Wednesday  to  oppose the implementation of the recommendations  of the Kasturirangan Report. The  Action Committee  against  the implementation of the report had also given a bundh call in the town  Hebri on Wednesday.


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T Balakrishna Shetty, advocate who addressed the protestors alleged that  no  meeting has been held to hear the  opinion of the people who would be affected. He further accused the district administration of failure to keep the government informed of the stance of the people regarding the report.

 He further said  the administration even did not  try to sensitize the people on the recommendations of the report. He also dubbed the report as unscientific.

Satish Shetty, President of the Karkala unit of the Action Committee  said the villagers are totally in the dark regarding the  consequences of the implementation of the recommendations of the report.

Shops in the area  had downed their shutters  in response to the  bundh call.


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