Mangalore, Aug 9: ‘The Congress government implemented manifesto committee to fulfil the promises, which was given during the assembly election and union defence minister A K Antony is president of the committee, where other leaders including the chief minister are the part of it’, said former union minister Janardhan Poojary.
Addressing the presspersons at district Congress office here on Friday, Poojary said that farmers are facing the problems from areca nut diseases and caused for heavy loss to them, hence through this committee, will request the government to clear off their debt’
Regarding the Niddodi project, Poojary said that Congress will support the protest and government has agreed to solve the electricity problem. Government thought to implement the project with good intension, but it may be harmful to environment and people and we have already forced the CM to drop the project’, he said.
Commenting the JD(S) relationship with BJP, he said that JD(S) has never spoken truth and they are playing a cunning role. Now they are joining hands with the BJP, which shows only power is important to them, he said.
Party leaders Deepak Poojary, Radhakrishna, Shashidar Hegde, Lancelot Pinto, and T K Sudheer were present among others.
By: Sathish Kapikad