Congress held a dharna in front of the Mangaluru City Corporation on Tuesday to protest the shutdown of Mangaluru Smart City Ltd. on various projects undertaken in the city as part of the Smart City mission.

Speaking on the occasion, former Minister B. Ramanath Rai said Congress has worked hard to secure smart city projects in Mangaluru. But the BJP failed to implement the sanctioned projects. Opposition leader in the company’s city council, Abdul Rauf, said the city’s BJP and MSCL-run company failed to gain confidence in taking the projects under the mission. .

Former MP JR Lobo said smart city projects are now in a pathetic state. Most parts of the city have been dug up, causing problems for ordinary people.

Dakshina Kannada Congress Committee Chairman and MLC K. Harish Kumar, Dakshina Kannada Youth Congress Chairman Mithun Rai, Councilors Naveen R D’Souza, Mr. Shashidhar Hegde and others were present.

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