Staff Correspondent

HASSAN: Communist Party of India (Marxist) activists, led by Centre of Indian Trade Unions district secretary Dharmesh, staged a dharna in front of the taluk office here on Wednesday to protest against price rise.

Addressing the agitators, Mr. Dharmesh said that the liberalisation policy of the Union Government had resulted in escalation of prices of essential commodities.

Later, they submitted a memorandum, addressed to the Prime Minister, to the tahsildar.

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