Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) activists gheraoed Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) office in Kolhapur on Tuesday. They alleged that the MSRDC officials had been working as Dalal (intermediary) for the Infrastructure Road Builders (IRB) who had been assigned with the road construction work by the Kolhapur Municipal Corporation (KMC). Many of the underground water pipes had been damaged when road repairs had been carried out, said the protesters.The MSRDC had asked KMC, instead of asking the IRB, to do the repair work for the water pipes, they said.

MSRDC's officials had assured the protesters to convene meeting in this regard.—Correspondent