Mangaluru, Dec 12, 2016 : Ananda Swaroopa Guruji of Ganga Seva Mission has declared that he was ready to undertake a fast unto death agitation at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi in order to save River Netravathi.
Speaking at a function held to accord a warm reception to the ’Pancha Teertha Sapta Kshetra Ratha Yatra’ organised by Netravati Ulisi Horata Samiti, on its arrival to the city on December 11, Sunday, Ananda Swaroopa Guruji also described Netravathi as the Ganga of Dakshina Kannada.
He also urged the government to listen to the voices of the people who are opposing the Yettinahole project.
Kota Srinivas Poojary, MLC, Sri Bhattacharya Swamiji of Moodbidri Jain Mutt, Fr J B Crasta, Mohammad Masood, KPCC Member and President of DK and Udupi Muslim Central Committee and others spoke.
M P Nalin Kumar Kateel who is leading the Yatra, Sharada Education Institutions Chairman M B Puranik, DK district BJP President Sanjeeva Matandoor and others were present.