Bangalore, Jan 29: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddiyurappa made it clear on Thursday, Jan 29 that ‘Pub culture’ is wrong and such cultures should not be permitted. He also stated that his govt will not allow people to take law into their hands.
“Anyhow, we are not going to allow such incidents to happen again in the state. Nobody should take law into their hands and it is a very unfortunate incident. That is why I have taken immediate action and the situation is under control,” he said.
Answering to a query on whether the Sri Ram Sena would be banned, BSY said:”We will discuss it with the police officers and I will discuss it with the cabinet” Stating that BJP has no connection with Sena he stated that so far the state authorities have arrested 33 people including Sene chief Pramod Muthalik.
“From the govt’s side, we have taken action and we will take strong action against anti-social elements irrespective of their religious or political affiliations”, BSY assured.
On Saturday Jan 24, a group of Sri Rama Sene activists barged into a pub and assaulted women. The incident has sparked nationwide outrage calling for stringent action against culprits.