Over 80 cadre and leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a demonstration in front of the Municipal office in Hosur against the hike in water tax on Tuesday.

Addressing the demonstration, the leaders of the party said that the water tax was hiked by over 230 per cent .The members accused the Municipality of hiking the tax without any reason.

The agitation was presided over by N. Varadarajan, town secretary of Hosur BJP unit.

K. Muniraj, district general secretary, M. Nagaraj, district secretary, G. Balakrishnan, national executive committee member and K.S. Narendran, state exexcutive committee member were among those who participated in the demonstration condemning the hike , a release said.