07 Sep 2017
Mangaluru: BJP organizes padayatra after cops deny permission for bike-rally
Karnataka BJP President BS Yeddyurappa flew in from Bengaluru to lead others in "Mangaluru Chalo" rally at Mangaluru's Nehru Maidan even as police stepped up security across the state.
Permission denied to BJP's Mangaluru rally
On 4 September, Mangaluru Police Commissioner TR Suresh issued orders denying permission to BJP's bike rally for maintaining peace.
Karnataka BJP President Yeddyurappa said they don't need anyone's permission for the rally being conducted by BJP's Yuva Morcha.
Karnataka BJP General Secretary Arvind Limbavali's statement
Karnataka BJP's Arvind Limbavali stated, "We have asked the BJP Yuva Morcha functionaries and office bearers to reach Mangaluru by four-wheelers and buses and take part in the rally since police have denied permission to use two-wheelers."