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Karnataka Congress suspends ‘tremendous spreader’ Mekedatu padayatra occasion

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Karnataka Congress suspends 'super spreader' Mekedatu padayatra event

The Bangalore Municipal Corporation on Thursday cancelled the permission to Congress for the ultimate occasion of Mekedatu Padayatra scheduled on January 19. This is after the High Court slammed the Congress occasion for the ‘super spreader’ occasion and had additionally slammed the Karnataka Government underneath CM Basavaraj Bommai for taking no motion to cease the march. Subsequently, at present the occasion determined to droop its Padayatra program within the state in the meanwhile.
COVID-19: Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) cancels permission given to Congress for a programme that was to be held in Bengaluru, Karnataka to finish the Mekedatu Padayatra on January 19— ANI (@ANI) January 13, 2022
The Karnataka High Court had questioned the state govt for its incapacity to cease the padayatra amid the third wave of Covid-19. The courtroom had requested whether or not the state Government and its authorities had been ‘helpless and totally incompetent’ to cease the occasion when no permission was granted, and the Covid-19 pointers prohibit such rallies and gatherings.
The Padayatra was scheduled to enter Bengaluru tomorrow, however now that has been cancelled because the BBMP cancelled the permission given for a similar. After that, the occasion call-off this system after rising criticism over the occasion that has changed into a brilliant spreader occasion.
“We have been successful in the last five days. We were supposed to end the padayatra in Bengaluru. Because of the third wave we have to postpone it for now,” former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah knowledgeable. He added that the occasion will resume the occasion after the third wave is over.
Earlier at present, CM Basavaraj Bommai had additionally written to Siddaramaiah and state Congress chief DK Shivakumar, urging them to name off this system. Bommani assured them that the Mekedatu dam venture on the river Cauvery is on monitor, the demand of the padayatra.
The Congress occasion leaders who attended the padayatra already for 4 days had been seen blatantly violating the COVID norms. Several contributors of the padayatra had been additionally reported COVID optimistic. Congress member and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge at present revealed his COVID optimistic report after he attended the opening occasion of the Mekedatu padayatra.
Leader of opposition within the Rajyasabha @kharge exams optimistic for #COVID19. He participated #MekedatuPadayatre @IndianExpress @IEBengaluru @DarshanDevaiahB pic.twitter.com/F5CWY6ksIq— Kiran Parashar (@KiranParashar21) January 13, 2022
Kharge is absolutely vaccinated and asymptomatic, based on a press release issued by his secretary. “He is, however, not yet eligible for a booster shot”, mentioned the assertion. Two days in the past, an official criticism was lodged in opposition to Congress chief DK Shivakumar for refusing to endure a COVID-19 take a look at. He was discovered coughing publicly whereas main the padayatra protest in opposition to the Mekedatu dam.
The Congress chief had additionally defended the padayatra on a number of events and had allegedly mentioned that he’s completely wholesome and doesn’t want any take a look at. The Congress occasion leaders known as the ban, a politically motivated transfer of the ruling BJP within the state.
Watch CONgress President @DKShivakumar coughing in public throughout his faux protest for Mekedatu dam.It seems that he’s having #COVID19 signs however continues to be interacting with CONgress staff and not using a masks.Is he hell bent on rising Corona circumstances?#SuperSpreaderCONgress pic.twitter.com/RnXpAnSs5m— BJP Karnataka (@BJP4Karnataka) January 9, 2022
The 10-day padayatra with the theme ‘Our water, Our right’ was launched on January 9 on the Sangama, the confluence of Cauvery and Arkavathi rivers at Kanakapura in Ramanagara district. The march from Mekedatu to Bengaluru, passing by way of Kanakapura, Ramanagara and Bidadi, was scheduled to culminate at Basavanagudi in Bengaluru on January 19.
The stunning visuals of the padayatra emerged on Sunday the place a big group had been seen attending the padayatra with out sporting masks or observing social distances. The Bommai Government has additionally banned the motion of automobiles to and from Ramanagar to keep away from a state-wide well being calamity. Several FIRs have already been filed in opposition to a number of Congress leaders for violation of Covid-19 norms.
ಕರುನಾಡಿನಾದ್ಯಂತ ಮಿಂಚಿನ ಸಂಚಲನ ಸೃಷ್ಟಿಸಿರುವ ಮೇಕೆದಾಟು ಪಾದಯಾತ್ರೆಯು ಜಲ ಸಮೃದ್ಧ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ಕನ್ನಡಿಗರನ್ನು ಸಂಘಟಿಸುತ್ತಾ ರಾಮನಗರ ತಲುಪಿದೆ. ಈ ಮೂಲಕ ಐತಿಹಾಸಿಕ ಯಾತ್ರೆಯು ನಾಲ್ಕನೇ ದಿನವೂ ಕೂಡ ಯಶಸ್ವಿಯಾಗಿದೆ. ನಮ್ಮನ್ನು ಆದರದಿಂದ ಸ್ವಾಗತಿಸಿದ ಸ್ಥಳೀಯರ ಪ್ರೀತಿ, ಬೆಂಬಲಕ್ಕೆ ನಾನು ಆಭಾರಿ.#Mekedatu#NammaNeeruNammaHakku pic.twitter.com/PeV9mIo9ZQ— DK Shivakumar (@DKShivakumar) January 12, 2022
The state authorities has additionally imposed a curfew on weekends and restricted public gatherings to combat the surge in COVID-19 circumstances, until January 19. It has additionally imposed an evening curfew, and prohibited all rallies, dharnas and protests, amongst others. Reporting yet one more spike, Karnataka on Wednesday has registered 21,390 contemporary circumstances of COVID-19 and 10 fatalities, taking the tally to 30,99,519 and the dying toll to 38,389. The complete variety of energetic circumstances throughout the state is now 93,099.