Members of the fans' association of Congress leader Siddaramaiah attracted attention of passerby at K.R. Circle by staging a unique protest, here on Sunday, against poaching of Congress legislators by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.
They brought donkeys and horses to the circle by hanging placards to their neck that stated ‘MLAs are for sale'.
They were also holding suitcases to symbolise the same. Amused by the unique protest, people assembled at the circle and watched the drama enacted by the fans of Mr. Siddaramaiah to ridicule the MLAs, who had allegedly switched loyalties for money and power. The protesters shouted slogans against Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and other leaders of the BJP.
They alleged that they alleged were cajoling MLAs to resign and support BJP and vociferously condemned horse-trading by the ruling party in the past few days.
Hinkal Prakash, president of the association, said the Congress would launch an agitation if the BJP did not stop murdering democratic values. Addressing presspersons on Saturday, Leader of the Opposition in Legislative Assembly Siddaramaiah claimed that he had proof to substantiate his allegation that Minister for Power Shobha Karandlaje was wooing Congress legislators.