Bengaluru: The Congress will be holding a silent protest across Bengaluru City for highlighting the state government’s corruption.
The Silent protest by the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee will be held between 10 am and 12 pm on Monday at more than 300 locations across the state capital.
Congress MLA NA Harris while addressing a press conference here at KPCC Office on Sunday said that senior party leaders including former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, State Congress president DK Shivakumar and Congress MLAs would hold the protest at Trinity Circle on January 23.
This protest is against the CM Basavaraj Bommai-led Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) government in the state on corruption and other issues.
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“The state government is not ready to respond to the corruption charges. We have now decided to launch a protest and fight against it. Tomorrow our protest will be held at more than 300 locations in Bengaluru,” MLA NA Harris told reporters.
All India Congress Committee (AICC) Secretary Abhishek Dutt was also present in the KPCC conference along with MLA NA Harris.
The protest will be held simultaneously at 200 signals, 26 flyovers and 25 metro stations in Bengaluru.
Earlier, Congress had alleged that the BJP charges a 40 percent commission from the government contractors.
The party also alleged that the state government is involved in the corruption of Police, engineers, teachers, and many other recruitments.
(With ANI inputs)