Mangaluru: A day after BJP activists expressed outrage against party leaders during his slain BJYM leader Praveen Nettaru’s funeral, Chief Minister Basawaraj Bommai is expected to visit Nettaru.
In a hurriedly called press conference at CM’s residence on Wednesday midnight, Bommai cancelled events organized to mark his government’s one year in office.
The chief minister also announced that the government has decided to raise a specially trained commando force in the state to eliminate anti-national and terrorist forces. The details of it will be revealed after discussion with officials.
Meanwhile, Praveen’s father has been admitted to hospital
Praveen Nettar, a zilla BJP Yuva Morcha committee member, was hacked to death in front of his broiler shop in Bellare by three bike-borne people on Tuesday night.
A resident of Nettaru in Bellare in Dakshina Kannada district, he was murdered when he was heading home after closing his shop.
Following the killing, tension prevailed at several places in Dakshina Kannada district on Wednesday, with instances of stone-pelting and police lathicharge being reported.
The BJP and Sangh Parivar supporters had turned their angst against the state government accusing it of not standing up to protect the lives of Hindu workers.