News Karnataka
Monday, December 05 2022
Belagavi

Kalasa-Banduri row: Man dies during farmer’s protest

Photo Credit :

Belagavi: A man who was protesting over the implementation of Kalasa-Banduri canal project suffered cardiac arrest here on Friday at Bailhongal.

Komal Shankar Pujer, manager of Veerarani Kittur Channamma Urban Credit Souhardha Bank at Bailhongal is the deceased. He had a cardiac arrest while attending the farmers’ 25th day protest for the Kalasa-Banduri.

According to sources, Pujer (25) and other bank staff participated in the protest after celebrating Gandhi Jayanthi at the bank. Pujer suddenly collapsed holding his chest and was immediately shifted to a nearby prvate hospital where he died.

His body was taken to the Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna Circle, where a one-minute silence was observed.

Soon after the news spread, protesters resorted to stone pelting and setting tyres afire. All commercial establishments closed their shutters and vehicles, including government buses, went off the roads. Protesters demanded financial aid to Pujer’s kin.

 

Share this:
MANY DROPS MAKE AN OCEAN
Support NewsKarnataka's quality independent journalism with a small contribution.

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Visit 7Jackpots and find the best online casinos in India! Play the most popular casino games for real money!

Find the best odds at 10Cric and ipl betting 2021! Signup today and get up to a 100% deposit bonus.

To get the latest news on WhatsApp