Mangaluru, July 14,2017: Bharathiya Janata Party Mahila Morcha, held a protest at Town Hall on July 13. BJP president B S Yeddyurappa addressing the meet said that B Ramanath Rai is not capable enough to defeat BJP. We will not spare if they arrest any of the BJP leaders. We are ready to take the protest on the streets if things are out of control.” He added.
Shobha Karandlaje, MP, Udupi-Chikkamagaluru constituency said, "The communal fights which happened in the district are a shame and the Congress members like Ministers Ramanath Rai and U T Khader should be held responsible. I dare Rai and the Congress to arrest Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat and me. The state government should hand over the inquiry of the recent communal incidents to National Investigation Agency. There is no doubt that in the coming days, Congress will be zeroed out in Dakshina Kannada."
Addressing the gathering MP Nalin Kumar Kateel said, "Congress is sponsoring terrorism in Dakshina Kannada. While Ramanath Rai is the person behind such activities. False cases have been registered against the innocent Hindus. We had arrested the culprits of church attacks which happened during our tenure. But the state government is supporting only one community. Today, the district administration has organised a peace meeting. But without the arrest of Sharath’s murderers, we will not attend any of these peace meetings."
B.S. Yeddyurappa said that he, along with party MPs and other leaders, will meet Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Delhi on July 16, Sunday and press for a probe by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) into the 24 murders of Sangh Parivar activists in the State, including the one reported in BC Road on July 4 and other points.