Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda
today identified the alleged encroachment of tribal land in
the name of industrial development among key reasons for the
people taking up arms to fight for their rights.
JDS chief H D Deve Gowda on Thursday
sought PM Manmohan Singh`s intervention into the alleged
illegal mining situation in Karnataka, especially Bellary
district, where he said the `mining mafia` was `ruling the
Deve Gowda would undertake a tour beginning tomorrow to create awareness among farmers about BJP-ruled state govt`s reported move to
set up a land bank to facilitate setting up of industries and
development of infrastructure.
Former Prime Minister and JDS
chief H D Devegowda, who has launched a campaign against BJP Government in Karnataka for `acquiring` farmers` land,
would embark on a "farmers` awakening tour" in parts of
state from tomorrow.
JD(S) chief H D Deve Gowda on Monday
alleged that a high-level probe into the controversial Bangalore-Mysore infrastructure corridor project had been
constituted but Chief Minister in "collusion" with the developer.
Stepping up his attack on former
PM H D Deve Gowda for using abusive language
against him, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Tuesday
accused him of instigating farmers to create law and order
problems in the state.
As BJP sought to turn the
tables on him over the BMIC project, Deve Gowda, in the eye of a
storm for using abusive language against Karnataka Chief
Minister B S Yeddyurappa, today demanded a `white paper` on