Renuka Balappa Nayika, aged about 35 years complained to CM that supporters of Balachandra L Jarkiholi, Arabhavi MLA and former minister, had disrobed her during assembly elections in May, but the local police have failed to file FIR despite three months after the incident. She said that her husband Balappa Adeveppa Nayika was also beaten by MLA’s suppoters.
Renuka alleged that MLA supporters were distributing liquor during elections and she had complained to the election authorities about this. Following this, four claiming supporters of the former minister started troubling her.
Siddaramaiah directed ADGP (law&order) M N Reddi to take immediate action. Reddi soon held a telephonic discussion with IG (northern range) Charan Reddy for suitable action. Siddaramaiah wrote a remark on the complaint letter that concerned IG and SP of Belgaum district should give considerable time in finding justice to Renuka.
Later, CM told that action is being taken effectively by the concerned officials and departments following his direction on petitions in previous janata darshans. “So far, no one has come back saying his work has not been done. Barring petitions on litigation, follow-up action on others have been good,” he said.
Around 20 people claiming to economically-weaker section category urged the CM to give flats constructed by BDA. In nearly four hours of Janata darshan, Siddaramaiah took on around 500 petitions.