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Many Kannada supporters who vandalized shops in Bengaluru released from jail, gave this warning to the government

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Vandalism in Bengaluru shops

15 Kannada Raksha Vedike activists, who vandalized shops in Bengaluru, were released from jail late last night after they were granted bail. More than 40 people, including the head of this organization Narayana Gowda, are still in jail. These people have been accused of damaging public property, threatening and preventing the police from performing their duty. Pro-Kannada organizations have warned that if Narayana Gowda and others are not released soon, there will be a major agitation in Bengaluru.

Government will bring ordinance

At the same time, while insisting on displaying information in Kannada language on signboards in Karnataka, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday warned against those taking the law into their hands and said that anyone can protest, but do not damage government or public property. should go. The Chief Minister also said that the government will bring an ordinance to ensure that 60 per cent of the space on signboards and name plates is dedicated to the Kannada language. This ordinance will come into effect from 28 February 2024. He said the government will also amend Section 17(6) of the Kannada Language Comprehensive Development Act (KLCDA) – 2022, which was brought by the previous BJP government ahead of the Assembly elections on March 10, 2023.

CM said – action will be taken against those who take law into their hands

“People have to follow the rules and if anyone ignores them, they will have to face consequences,” Siddaramaiah told reporters after a meeting with officials of the Kannada language and culture department and Bengaluru civic body agencies. I am making this clear to everyone. I appeal to all organizations and workers not to take law into their hands.

Kannada supporters had vandalized here

Let us inform that in Bengaluru on Wednesday, workers of pro-Kannada organization Karnataka Rakshana Vedike (T A Narayana Gowda faction) vandalized such shops and business establishments where signboards, advertisements and name plates were not in Kannada language. Activists vandalized shops having signage boards in English on MG Road, Brigade Road, Lavelle Road, UB City, Chamarajpet, Chickpet, Kempe Gowda Road, Gandhi Nagar, St. Marks Road, Cunningham Road.

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