Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Rally throws traffic out of gear

Rally throws traffic out of gear
Deccan Herald

The traffic police had a tough time for nearly two hours in and around M G Road when thousands of Dalita Sangharasha Samithi and Raitha Bhurakshana Horata Samithi members protested against land acquired for Bangalore Mysore Infrastructure Corridor Project on Tuesday.

Prominent activists who spoke on the occasion alleged that land belonging to Dalits and downtrodden, government property comprising tanks, cattle grazing lands, burial grounds had been acquired for the project. They alleged that BMIC developer NICE had not started construction of the toll-road from Mysore side.

Home Minister M P Prakash arrived at the Gandhi Statue on M G Road and received the memorandum. Traffic movement on Residency road, Kamaraj road, Cubbon Road, Lavelle Road, Vittal Mallya Road, Queen’s Road was also affected for a few hours.


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