'BJP leaders behind mining activities in state'

BJP leaders behind mining activities in state: Ex-minister Kimmnane

KPCC Spokesperson Kimmane Ratnakar said that he has information that contractors of stone quarries and those who are operating stone mining activities in the state are BJP leaders. The thorough probe would reveal everything.

Speaking to media persons, here on Tuesday, he said the government must order for CBI probe into blast incidents in Shivamogga and Chikkaballapur.

He alleged that BJP wants to keep the caste system alive. So, BJP leaders of various communities are staging agitations for reservation benefits. The on-going agitations by various communities for reservation benefits are creating walls within the Hindu religion.

Many BJP leaders including K S Eshwarappa and MLA Basana Gouda Patil Yatnal are staging agitation in the name of their castes for reservation benefits. If people of dominant communities demand reservation benefits, what about people of small castes and their plight? , he questioned.

He said that BJP leaders have failed to understand the ideals of Gandhi, Ambedkar, Lohia and Nehru.

The term secularism has no place in RSS. The prices of essential commodities are going high every day and poor and middle-class people are literally struggling to lead their lives. But BJP leaders are busy chanting Lord Rama and organising agitation for reservation benefits.

He said that many BJP leaders including Yatnal have openly stated that they don't need the votes of Muslims.

He wondered what could be the reaction if Muslim community leaders say that they don't need the votes of Hindus.

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