Mysuru: The Dalit organisations have called for Mysuru bandh on November 22 to oppose the controversial remarks allegedly made by a BJP leader against the Indian Constitution. However, the city police commissioner confirmed that no permission had been given to the organisers to go ahead with the bandh.
The Dalit organisations are up in arms against BJP spokesperson and former member of legislative council Go.Madhusudan for his alleged derogatory remarks against the Indian constitution. They are peeved at the authorities for not filing an FIR against the BJP leader.
The Dalit organisations plan to march from different corners of the city starting 9 AM on November 22 forcing people to support the bandh call. They plan to assemble at K R circle and later involve in a protest at rural bus stand before proceeding to Deputy Commissioner’s office to submit their plea demanding action against the BJP leader, said Jnana Prakasha Swamiji of Urilinga Peddi matt, and spearheading the Dalits. He also urged the people to support the bandh call.
Compol denies permission
Meanwhile, the city police commissioner in a press release, said that elaborate security arrangements had been made in the city to ensure normal life is not affected due to bandh call given by Dalit organisations. Schools, colleges and government offices will function as usual as the respective department heads have not declared holiday on November 22 and the people in the city need not fear, the release stated.