Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday, stated that strong action will be taken against those who take law into their hands, referring to the Belgaum issue. "There are no atrocities either against the Marathas or anybody else. We are giving protection to all people of Karnataka. Will take action against only those people who are taking law into their hands," Siddaramaih said.
According to reports, clashes broke out in Yellur region of Belgaum on Sunday when a crowd assembled at the place from where 'Maharashtra Rajya' plaque was removed from one of the villages and people started pelting stones at police. Police had to resort to lathicharge to control the crowd which turned violent and continued pelting stones.