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The gap between the poor and the rich has been widening as a result of caste-based discrimination, said V. Lakshminarayana, a thinker associated with the Communist Party of India (Marxist), on Sunday. He was speaking after inaugurating a unit of the Dalit Hakkugala Samiti at Sigarnahalli village in Holenarasipur taluk. The Dalits residing in villages have started to fight against inequalities and atrocities in their localities. This has upset the upper caste people and made them counter such fights aggressively, he said. Fighting discrimination
FOR THE first time in its history, the Indian Catholic Church has officially accepted that Dalit Christians face untouchability and discrimination, and that “their participation in the level of leadership… at the higher levels is almost nil”.
Though the Mangaluru City Corporation has launched its campaign with regard to waste segregation at source in the city limits, the scheme has yet not taken off in a true sense.
A public hearing meeting in view of the proposed expansion of the controversial UPCL thermal power project was organised at Paniyoor on November 10, Thursday amid the prohibitory orders under Section 144 imposed by the government in view of Tipu Jayanthi celebrations. The meeting which chaired by Udupi Deputy Commissioner. It has been alleged that the meeting was literally ruled by the hired speakers on behalf of UPCL.
The second vented dam at Thumbay which is now getting readied for water storage and is believed to be a great boon for the city of Mangaluru, has some disappointment in store.
Veteran actress Bharathi Vishnuvardhan is donning the grease paint for a Tulu film for the very first time. She will be seen in a prominent role in the movie named 'Amber Caterers' to be brought out under the banner of Nageshwara Cine Combines.
The Jayalakshmi Friends Circle at Bolur in Mangaluru has proved to be a model to the society and other voluntary organisations though its service initiative. It has constructed a new house to a poor family of Bolur which was living in dire straits without a proper roofing under its head.
The Mangaluru City Corporation has decided to construct 34 public lavatories at various places in the MCC limits under the Swachh Bharath scheme.