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BJP leaders fast in Karnataka against Parliament disruption

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

BJP's central ministers and its leaders are observing a day-long fast on Thursday in cities across the state to protest the disruption of Parliament's budget session by opposition parties.

"The wants to make laws for the people but the isn't letting us do so by continuously disrupting the Parliament sessions," said

Javadekar, along with union ministers from the state Ananth Kumar (Parliamentary Affairs), D.V. Sadananda Gowda (Statistics and Programme Implementation) and other workers staged a protest at Maurya Circle in the city centre.

Javadekar isthe party's state in-charge for the Assembly elections on May 12.

Amit Shah, who is on a two-day visit to poll-bound Karnataka, held the protest before the Deputy Commissioner's office in Dharwad in the state's northwestern region.

Shah was joined by the B.S. Yeddyurappa, MPs Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Pralhad Joshi and the party's among others.

The fast comes after the Congress, led by Rahul Gandhi, observed a day-long fast on April 9 in against atrocities on Dalits and others.

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 13:58 IST
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