Special Correspondent

GULBARGA: Volunteers of the Kannada Sainya staged a rasta roko agitation on the busy Gulbarga-Bangalore State Highway near the ring road on the outskirts of the city on Thursday demanding basic facilites to Karuneshwar Nagar and Sairam Nagar.

The Kannada Sainya volunteers shouted slogans against the City Corporation authorities and district administration for neglecting the two thickly populated localities.

Memorandum submitted

In their memorandum to the Commissioner of the Gulbarga City Corporation, they demanded link road to these localities from the main road and laying of internal roads with drains and streetlights.

The memorandum also demanded that the city corporation develop public parks in these localities. It should also find a permanent solution to the drinking water shortage there, the memorandum said.