Bangalore: The Opposition Congress in
Karnataka today took out a bike rally in the city to protest
the "failure" of the BJP-led state government on all fronts.
Scores of Congress workers led by their leaders,
including KPCC president R V Deshpande, leader of the
Opposition in the state Assembly Siddaramaiah, shouted slogans
and raised banners against the Yeddyurappa government.
"The state is in a mess... The state government has
failed to provide housing to the poor, ensure adequate flood
relief measures and empower backward communities," Deshpande
told reporters. here.
Several Congress workers, including Deshpande and
Siddaramaiah, were later detained by the police.