Activists of the Maharashtra Ekikaran Samiti (MES) raised anti-Karnataka slogans in Belagavi during the visit of NCP president Sharad Pawar here on Wednesday.
Authorities do not expect disruption in services as ESMA will be in force for Karnataka bandh.
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Congress and JD(S) members urged the chairman Basavaraj Horatti to allow discussion about ongoing incidents over the language, flag and defaming the historical heroes.
Though permission was not granted for MES to organise the ‘Maha Melava’, a mega convention to protest against the government for conducting the winter session, it still attempted to hold it.
Irked over the same MES leaders have called for Belagavi bandh on December 14 and heavy police bandobast has been deployed in and around the area.