Mysuru: The ‘Rangayana Ulisi Horata Samiti’ launched by the activists and organisations staged a protest in the City on Tuesday December 28 demanding the dismissal of Mysuru Rangayana Director Addanda C. Cariappa.
The protest has now entered the ninth day. It all started when Cariappa was accused of working against the principles of Rangayana. The protestors, who gathered near Kukkarahalli Lake here said that their protests will continue till Cariappa is removed from the post. They also implied that former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has extended his support to their cause.
Rangayana Former Directors Basavalingaiah, Janardhan, Jagannath, Senior Artistes Krishnaprasad, Ramu, Mime Ramesh, Former Mayor Purushotham, journalist T. Gururaj and many others were present.
On other hand Members of Kodava Samaja, Mysuru Rakshana Vedike and Karnataka Rakshana Vedike staged a protest in front of Deputy Commissioner’s Office alleging a group of Former Director of Rangayana mentally torturing Cariappa. The protestors alleged that handful of people are daily organising protests in front of Rangayana obstructing to carry out theatre activities.
Protestors have rejected an appeal by the police to stop the protests in the premises of the theatre for the past eight days.