The Karnataka unit of the Congress on Monday took out a mega ‘Freedom March’ within the metropolis to commemorate 75 years of independence with hundreds of individuals collaborating from varied elements of the state.
Senior occasion leaders, together with former chief minister Siddaramaiah, All India Congress Committee common secretary and Karnataka in-charge Randeep Singh Surjewala, occasion state chief D Ok Shivakumar, his brother and MP D Ok Suresh, and former state unit president Dinesh Gundu Rao had been amongst those that led the march.
The tricolour may very well be noticed all alongside the route from the place the rally handed and all members held a flag of their hand.
After passing via essential routes together with Anand Rao Circle, Freedom Park, Company, City Corridor, Minerva Circle, VV Puram, the rally culminated on the Nationwide Faculty Floor the place a public assembly was organised.
Addressing the gathering, Siddaramaiah stated the primary Prime Minister of the nation Jawaharlal Nehru made a honest effort to construct a contemporary India throughout his 17-year tenure and achieved many essential tasks.
He constructed many dams, roads, ports, airports and made the nation self-reliant in agriculture, the previous Chief Minister stated.
He rued that inequality nonetheless existed regardless of fast progress being made within the nation.
“Until we achieve financial and social equality, there is no meaning to political equality and the independence of the country,” Siddaramaiah stated.
In his deal with, Shivakumar stated individuals are struggling resulting from value rise and individuals are residing in worry resulting from uncertainty.
“Nobody’s income doubled as was promised. Prices have sky-rocketed while income has hit the netherworld. They are out to change the character of the country but no one can change this history of our nation,” Shivakumar stated.
He expressed anguish over the way in which makes an attempt had been made to erase the contribution of Nehru and his successors from historical past books.
The occasion is seen as a present of energy by the Congress forward of state Meeting elections subsequent 12 months.
“We are organising this event to tell the people about the sacrifices made by the great freedom fighters to get independence, whose fruits we all are enjoying today,” Suresh advised reporters forward of the march.
Bengaluru was chock-a-block with Congress staff and occasion leaders on town roads. Elaborate safety preparations had been made to make sure that the commuters weren’t put to hardship and regulation and order is maintained.
The march can be perceived as Congress state chief Shivakumar’s reply to ‘Siddaramotsava, organised by a bit of Congress leaders to mission Siddaramaiah because the chief ministerial candidate, held in Davangere earlier this month.
Shivakumar can be contending for the highest publish if the occasion involves energy.
Shivakumar and his brother Suresh had organised a march for a balancing reservoir throughout Cauvery river from Mekedatu in Shivakumar’s Meeting constituency Kanakapura to the state capital, which was marred by authorized hurdles because of the unfold of COVID-19 earlier this 12 months.
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