A delegation of Trinamool Congress (TMC) reached Mangaluru in Karnataka to meet the family of two people killed in the Mangaluru violence. Senior party leader Dinesh Trivedi gave a check for compensation of Rs five lakh to the family of the victims killed in the violence between police and protesters. Violence erupted in Mangaluru on 19 December in protest against the citizenship law. <! –
The Yeddyurappa government of Karnataka had earlier announced compensation to the families of two people killed in the Mangaluru violence. However, the Yeddyurappa government later retracted its decision. Regarding which West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday targeted the BJP. Mamta said that BJP does not fulfill its promises. He announced that his government would give Rs five lakh as compensation to the families of those killed.
The Karnataka government on Wednesday canceled its announcement, refusing to give compensation to the families of the two people killed in the Mangaluru violence. Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa said that the decision to give ex-gratia amount of Rs 10 lakh each to the family of two people killed in police firing in Mangaluru has been withdrawn. He told reporters that if the investigation proves the involvement of both the people in the violence in the demonstrations on December 19, their families will not be given a single rupee.
Congress rallies in Mumbai
In Mumbai, Congress took out a rally against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens.
Sarbananda Sonowal took out a four-kilometer rally
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Minister of State Hemant Biswa Sharma along with BJP workers took out a four-kilometer rally at Jagirod, Morigaon.