Bengaluru: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has cancelled celebrations of his first year completion in office.
CM announced this in a press conference held midnight at his RT Nagar Residence. He said “First year celebrations in office at Vidhana Soudha is cancelled. He also said that Janotsava at Doddaballapura also stands cancelled.
He added that he will address a press conference instead of celebrations.
Sources said this political development comes in the backdrop of the massive protests by BJP workers over the murder of a party worker on Tuesday.
BJP Yuva Morcha member Praveen Kumar Nettaru in Dakshina Kannada District of the State, was hacked to death for allegedly supporting slain tailor Kanhaiya Lal in Rajasthan recently.
This is the latest in a series of violent deaths of youth supporting the ruling BJP government in Karnataka.
On Wednesday, several BJP youth wing members had submitted their resignations over the inability of the party to protect its own workers.
Inputs from IANS