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Signboards should have 70% Kannada: KRV

Prime News, Karnataka, Bengaluru, July 21:- The pro-Kannada organisation Karnataka Rakshana Vedike (KRV) activists on Friday staged a protest in front of the the BBMP (Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike), here demanding 70 percent of the language written on any board, signboard or name plate should be in Kannada.

The activists also submitted a memorandum in this regard to the Mayor.

“Our stand is clear. When you use our land and water, give respect to the language of the land also,” pro-Kannada activist Praveen Shetty said.

On July 19, the anti-Hindi agitation was exhibited by the members of the KRV who blackened words written in Hindi on the signboard outside Yeswanthpur metro station.

The members took up the task of blackening the Hindi words written on almost all metro stations, including Jayanagar, Peenya, Deepanjalinagar, Mysore Road, and Yashwanthpur metro stations.

-(NGB, Inputs: Agencies)

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