Farmers' protest on Feb 26

Farmers' protest on Feb 26

Karnataka Prantha Raitha Sangha is holding a protest, against ‘rampant corruption in implementing Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme’, in front of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister Jagadish Shettar’s residence in Bangalore on February 26.

Sangha General Secretary G C Bayyareddy told reporters here on Tuesday that the officers and politicians were making money by creating false records in the scheme.
He also demanded the State government increase daily wage for beneficiaries of the scheme to Rs 150 considering increase in price of essential commodities.

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