Mangalore, Sep 23: Demanding appointing of MCC Mayor, the activists of Dakshina Kannada unit of the BJP staged a protest in front of Mangalore City Corporation building, Lalbagh here on Monday Sep 23.
MLC, Monappa Bhandary addressing the protesters said that the Congress is violating constitutional laws by not appointing mayor for the Mangalore City Corporation. According to constitution Mayor should be appointed within six months of election but due to the male domination in the MCC, Mayor post is vacated.
“Since there is no mayor, the public are facing road, water and street light and many other problems he said. The repair of roads efficient water supplies and issuance of birth and death certificates on time were some of the other prime demands of the public which should be put forward soon by the MCC he added.
Criticising the Congress minsters Monappa Bhandary said that whenever the issue of appointing Mayor to the MCC is raised, Ministers U T Khader and Ramanath Rai point fingers at Vinay Kumar Sorake and wash their hands off. Many other activists of BJP were participated in the protest.