Seventeen Muslim employees of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) War Room were sacked from their job without providing any reason, at the behest of Bangalore South MP and president of the BJP Youth Morcha Tejasvi Surya.
Satish Reddy, the BJP legislator from Bommanahalli reportedly put his agents in the BBMP war room, who in turn were booking beds for his supporters. Reddy and his agents are alleged to have issued threats to officials in the war room to prioritise his supporters over others,.
BJP MLA from Bengaluru’s Bommanahalli, Satish Reddy who is being slammed along with MP Tejasvi Surya for communalising the COVID crisis and for ordering the removal of 17 Muslim employees from BBMP’s war room, once faced his own party’s ire after his picture wearing a Muslim skull cap was put up on flex boards and banners celebrating Tipu Jayanti.
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