To protest against the “meagre” compensation fixed for their land that is being acquired “without their consent” for setting up Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) campus, farmers from Archakarahalli in Ramanagaram district will hold a demonstration near the Ramanagaram Deputy Commissioner's office on Friday.

The demonstration is being organised by Archakarahalli Bhoo Swadheena Virodhi Raithara Horata Samiti, backed by Karnataka Prantha Raitha Sangha.


Addressing presspersons here on Wednesday, samiti president K. Honnaiah claimed that the former Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa had ordered halting the acquisition process in October 2008. His directions were not implemented, he added.