Staff Correspondent

HASSAN: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) observed “black day” here on Tuesday and took out procession from Hemavathi statue to Deputy Commissioner Office in protest against 100-day celebrations “Sadhana Samavesha” organised by the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Party secretary Dharmesh alleged that the “Sadhana Samavesha” of the BJP was the “samavesha” of 100 misdeeds by the State Government in 100 days of its rule. To cover these misdeeds, it is celebrating its 100 days in office.”

Fund collection

Mr. Dharmesh said following floods in Bihar, the CPI(M) polit bureau had given a call to its district and taluk units to collect donations from the public. He said the party took out a jatha in Hassan on Tuesday and collected Rs. 5,294 as donation.