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VHP calls for bandh to protest death of leader: Media Report

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Mangaluru: In the backdrop of a Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader’s death during the clash that erupted over the celebrations of Tipu Jayanti in Kodagu, VHP has called for a bandh in Mangaluru, Udupi and Kodagu on Wednesday, November 11, according to media reports.

Opposing the state government’s move to celebrate Tipu Jayanti, rightwing associations in various parts of Karnataka waved black flags and staged protests. As tension gripped, the protestors started pelting stones in Kodagu. The police in turn resorted to lathi charge. The impact of the situation was such that Kodagu District Secretary of VHP, Kuttappa, lost his life while two youth sustained injuries.

Speaking about the incident, Kodagu SP said that Kuttappa did not die due to stone pelting but due to falling from a 15-ft high compound wall.

“When the situation went out of hand, the police resorted to lathi charge. To avoid this, Kuttappa ran away and climbed the compound wall of a hospital. When he tried to jump the other side, he sustained a head injury which caused his death.”

VHP on the other hand, taking serious cognizance of the situation, has decided to observe bandh tomorrow, it has been reported. However, the bandh has not been confirmed by authorities.

 

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