Mangalore, June 19:Addressing the media reporters in the press meet held at district congress office on June 19,Wednesday, State Home Minister KJ George said in his address that the newly elected legislators from the Congress must try hard to bring changes in the state as desired by the voters.
He further said that people have done their duty by electing congress to power in view of seeking a change in the state, now it is the turn of the government to give them in return. The new government has the responsibility of ensuring fair, transparent and unbiased governance within the legal framework.
Communal disturbances and moral policing are the main problems facing the district and he added government has given instructions to the police department to tackle the menace of moral policing with iron hands.
Home minister also mentioned about holding state level meeting, comprising of elected representatives on June 21 to discuss various issues pertaining to illegal activities such as moral policing, drug menace, fake passport, illegal activities in pubs and live bands along with discussing steps to be taken to curb the same.
A memorandum has been submitted to the minister demanding handing over of the Panjimogaru double murder case to special police team comprising of Panambur ACP and Mangalore CCB police.
A similar memorandum has been submitted by Mamatha Gatty, women’s congress president asking thorough probe into the ASI Srikala sexual harassment case.
Congress leaders MLA J R Lobo, Ibrahim Kodijal, Ivan D’Souza, Mithun Rai and other were present.