Udupi, Sep 20: BJP members and supporters backed the bandh called by NDA and other opposition parties here on Thursday September 20.
The members staged a protest in front of Gandhi statue near service bus stand against the recent hike in fuel and FDI.
In a statement made by Katapady Shankar Poojary, ZP president, he said Manmohan Singh has chosen to be a puppet of Sonia Gandhi. He further added that the constant rise in prices of fuel and other essential commodities is mainly because of the UPA government and asked Manmohan Singh to resign.
He said that common people are badly affected by the rise in prices of essential commodities. He alleged that the UPA government will not sustain for long time.
K Uday Kumar Shetty, district BJP president, Suresh Nayak, APMC president, Bhaskar Shetty, vice president, Shamala Kunder, ZP members – Upendra Nayak, Geetanjali Suvarna among others were present.