Members of the Youth Congress staged a protest here against “failure of the government in tackling drought”.

Under the aegis of the Kolar Lok Sabha Committee of the organisation, members took out a procession with cattle in tow to highlight water shortage being faced by people and cattle. Protesters, who came in procession from the Congress Bhavan, raised slogans against the government. “The corrupt BJP government has failed to solve problems of drought-hit people”, the Youth Congress State general secretary B.V. Srinivas said. The government is misleading the public with regard to relief measures taken in drought-affected regions, he added.

They submitted a memorandum to the Deputy Commissioner.