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Karnataka HC Slams Congress Over Mekedatu Padayatra

The Karnataka High Court has grabbed the BJP government and Congress party over the Mekedatu padayatra and taken note. The court has additionally guided both the parties to give an explanation by Jan 14. Notices were issued on a request filed by social activist Nagendra Prasad.

Bench Asks Explanation Over Congress Abusing Covid Rules

The High Court gave notification to the state government, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC), Ramanagar District Commissioner, and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Wednesday.

The appeal was taken up by the divisional bench headed by Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi. The bench berating the government addressed on the off chance that the government is unequipped for making a move in such a manner.

The bench additionally guided the government to explain by Jan 14 what move it has made to forestall the meeting. It additionally scrutinized the defenselessness of the government. The bench has additionally addressed how Congress abused Covid’s rules and took up the meeting. The court scrutinized the circumstances of padayatra and guided it to react on Jan 14.

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The guidance for the state government submitted to the court that FIRs have been held up against Congress leaders. The bench communicated worry over the issue and saw that the state is as of now impacted by the Covid emergency and how something like this which is against the interest of the general population could happen.

Siddaramaiah, responding to the court’s perceptions, expressed that their advocate would address them in the court. “The Covid isn’t spreading a direct result of Congress padayatra. It is spreading as a result of the carelessness of the government. We will sit back and watch the request by the court in such a manner,” he said.

The Congress has taken up a 10-day padayatra requesting quick execution of the Mekedatu project for giving drinking water to Bengaluru and encompassing regions. Tamil Nadu has protested the undertaking and the matter is under the steady gaze of the Supreme Court.

FIR Filed Against 63 Congressmen

Karnataka police on Wednesday held up FIRs against 63 Congressmen, including KPCC President D.K. Shivakumar, Opposition leader Siddaramaiah, for resisting time limitation orders by partaking in Mekedatu padayatra.

As indicated by Ramanagar SP Girish, the objection has been held up according to the protest by the Tehsildar in Kanakapura police headquarters.

This is the third FIR on Congress leaders who are proceeding with the ‘padayatra’ in the midst of the Covid third wave and time limitation orders. Right off the bat, an FIR was held up at Sathanur police headquarters against 31 individuals which rose to 38 on day 2 of the ‘padayatra’.

Responding to the FIRs, Siddaramaiah scrutinized the ground on which the protest was recorded saying there is no ground to stop objections. “There ought to be an activity and response just as oversight and commission, there is not all that much,” he believed.

“The government can’t undermine us by housing FIR’s This demonstration won’t dissuade us from our choice to finish the padayatra,” he kept up with.



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