Congress launches post card campaign

nica Kornelio the death of Padmapriya still remains mysterious even after one year. Impartial probe is necessary to bring out the truth. If the government fails to reply within 15 days, we will take up 10,000 post card campaign.

“Home Minister has failed to bring out the truth by initiating impartial probe into the mysterious death of Padmapriya” said former Kaup MLA Vasanth Salian.

Congress leader Shyamala Bhandari said truth should be known.  State Youth Congress Secretary Amrith Shenoy, Udupi Block Congress Secretary Janardhan Bhandarkar, Treasurer Harish Kini and others were present.

Exchange of words

The protest campaign ended with the heated exchange of words between police and Congress leaders in front of head post office.

Speaking to Deccan Herald, Town Police Station Inspector M G Nayak informed “Congress members have not given any prior intimation concerning the protest campaign to be held on the spot. I was at the counting centre at Taluk Panchayat office when I received a call from a public complaining the inconvenience. The traffic was jammed for some time” he said.

Congress Zilla Panchayat  Member Sarasu Bangera condemned the arrogant behaviour of police personnel. The protest was peaceful.

 There was no political intention behind the campaign, she added.

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