Karnataka Cong suspends Mekedatu foot march amid rising Covid-19 cases
Bengaluru: The Karnataka Congress on Thursday suspended its Mekedatu foot march amid surging Covid-19 cases in the country
‘We are temporarily stalling our foot march.
Once the third wave subsides, we will resume our March from Ramanagara,’ Leader of the Opposition Siddaramaiah said.
The party was holding a 10-day padayatra or ‘Walk for Water’ demanding a balancing reservoir across the Cauvery river at Mekedatu in Ramanagara district.
Several party leaders, including Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, tested positive for Covid-19.