MANGALORE : The Karnataka Komu Sauharda Vedike which has strongly condemned the Holy Hill shrine attack and the untoward incidents reported from Kalladka, Kottara and Jeppu recently and has urged for the immediate implementation of the Prime Minister’s 15 Point programme.
Addressing press persons in Mangalore on July 3, Tuesday, KL Ashok State President of the Vedike, Suresh Bhat, District President, PB D’Sa of PUCL and others said even the appeal made to the governor and the National Minorities Commission Chairman on February 10 to declare DK and Udupi districts as Communally Sensitive Regions, have not been responded till date. “Instead what we saw was an RSS collage on the police department website,” they added.
They also said the police department had turned a blind eye to the Sanathana Samsthe Programme in Mangalore on formation of Hindu Rashtra.
Replying to a query on the occasion, KL Ashok said “The Komu Sauharda Vedike was fighting against fundamentalist forces in all religions and added that the PFI and The KFD were not banned organizations. Allegations against them are heard only from some corners, “he said. Nirmal Kumar, Ali Hassan, Kabeer Ullal and others were present on the occasion.