Mangaluru, Sep 27, 2015: Members of the Student Wing of the Karnataka Rakshana Vedike staged a unique protest in Netravathi river to demand the shelving of the Yettinahole Project immediately.
The protestors who proceeded in a boat for a short distance near the Jeppinamogaru bridge shouted slogans saying ‘ Netravathi Nammadu.’
Addressing the protestors, Rahim Uchhil, leader of the Vedike said there need to be a continuous fight until the government drops the project. Stating that protests against the project should be held above party lines, he urged people of the district to unite for the cause of river Netravathi.
Jagadish Urs, Disrict President of the Vedike, Madhusudan, Arun, Rihan, General Secretary of the student wing and others were present.