The indefinite fast by former Hubli Dharwad Municipal Corporation employee Shrishailappa Shettar entered the third day on Wednesday. Mr. Shettar is demanding that vacant posts in the corporation be filled immediately. Although the Mayor and Commissioner appealed to him to withdraw his agitation, Mr. Shettar refused. He said that he would withdraw the fast only if the district in-charge Minister gave him an assurance on the issue. Meanwhile, several organisations have extended support to Mr. Shettar. — Staff Correspondent

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