Bantwal, Mar 12: Senior BJP leader and former deputy chief minister KS Eshwarappa former deputy chief minister KS Eshwarappa has demanded a judicial investigation into the recent Kalladka clash erupted during a Congress Samarasya Samavesha.
After hearing the grievances of clash victims’ families during the incident held at Panchavati Hall of Kalladka on March 11, Tuesday, Eshwarappa Congress had succeeded in creating panic in the society in the name of the Samarasya Samavesha and has also insulted senior RSS leader Dr Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat through the derogatory statement.
He also said that there is no need anyone to fear such sort of goondagiri by the Congress. BJP was always with the people and will give a suitable reply to congress party.
Minister assured to raise the issue in the next assembly session and added the BJP will also complain to the Election Commission as the congress had organized the convention without the permission of the election officer and violated election code of conduct.
The transfer of a few police personnel, after the clash and arrest of miscreants at Kalladka is condemned and BJP has already met the Western Range IGP and SP in this regard, he added.
Minister also visited the houses of Poovappa Tailor, Keshava, Guruvappa and Jagadish who were arrested in connection with the incident. He also assured the family members to provide justice.
Speaking on the occasion, Senior RSS leader Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat said that police have lodged cases against 28 innocent Hindu youths and booked them on charges of murder attempt. Four BJP activists have been arrested and four are hospitalized. But they have failed to arrest the people involved in goondagiri by hurling bottles and stones.
TP member Dinesh Amtur’s wife said that police have not visited their house but are searching for her husband, while ZP Member Chinnappa Kotian’s wife said that police have unnecessarily booked cases against her husband.
MP Nalin Kumar Kateel, MLC Ganesh Karnik, BJP leaders Rajesh Naik Ulipadiguttu, K Padmanabha Kottari, Srikar Prabhu and others were present.