September 13, 2016
Condemning several instances of mob violence targeting Tamil speaking people and their properties in Karnataka, the local chapter of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry today appealed Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and hold negotiations with both the Governments for an amicable settlement thereby preventing further loss to human lives and properties.
“The violence including burning and damaging of more than 50 buses and many other vehicles bearing Tamil Nadu registration and also torching of properties belonging to Tamilians is deplorable, chamber president,” Vanitha Mohan said in a statement here.
A large number of youths from Tamil Nadu are employed in several IT firms in Bengaluru, she said and sought the intervention of Karnataka Chief Minister ensuring their safety and protection from untoward incidents.
She also appealed to the Government to initiate steps to maintain law and order in the State as mob attacks, violence and damage to properties will not in any way resolve the issue.