Up in arms: Activists of the Karnataka Rakshana Vedike staging ‘rail roko’ in Belgaum on Wednesday.
Belgaum: The Belgaum district unit of the Karnataka Rakshana Vedike on Wednesday staged “rail roko” to protest against the alleged raw deal given to Karnataka by Railway Minister Lalu Prasad in the Budget proposals.
The activists, led by the district unit president of the vedike Rajeev Topannavar, stopped the Londa-Miraj passenger train for eight minutes at Belgaum railway station to register their protest. Demands
Some of the demands of the region included change in timings of Miraj-Bangalore Rani Chennamma Express, introduction of a train between Hubli and Mumbai, and improvement of infrastructure at Belgaum and Hubli railway stations.
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