Staff Correspondent

Mysore: Over 150 karatekas, mostly youngsters, of Mysore city took out a procession here on Saturday demanding inclusion of karate in this year’s Dasara sports meet. The demonstration was organised under the aegis of the Mysore Karate Association. The members said the karatekas are upset with the non-inclusion of the sport in Mysore Dasara sport events. They have threatened to intensify their agitation in case it was not included in the sports meet. They submitted a memorandum to the office of the Deputy Commissioner.