Pavan Kumar an civil servant had a bitter experience On August 6th at Absolute Barbecues, BTM. When requested for Kannada mix, The Hotel singer and management reject the request in spite of repeated request from many in the Hotel.
This incident was brought to the notice of pro Kannada group Samanya Kannadiga . IAS officer requested the team to take up this issue. When the Group contacted the pub management demanding an explanation, management was initially silent and ignored the request. The Group then reported this issue in their Facebook page demanding Kannadigas to down rate the Hotel in all possible social media.
Following which all the Kannadigas down rating the app, and within 24 hours ratings drop from 4.3 stars to 2.7 stars!!
Rating after Samanya Kannadiga team started the campaign
The management realize their mistake and issued an apologized letter to Kannadigas and Samanya Kannadigas
When aralikatte contacted Samanya Kannadiga Team- Vivek (The General Secretary of Samanya Kannadiga)
“Kannada is the language of Bengaluru demanding Kannada in Karnataka is our right and the management replying is very lame. The Hotel has promised to play Kannada Songs every time. This is a good development”.
Bhavya Gowda who is the treasurer of the Samanya Kannadiga says
“This incident will serve as warning to all Hotels and Restaurants in Bengaluru who ignore Kannada and do not play Kannada songs.
Mr Pavan was happy with the result and thanked Samanya Kannadiga for its efforts and restoring the pride of Kannada.
Sandeep, President of Samanya Kannadiga says
“AB has agreed to play kannada song on regular basis and has also promised to play a kannada song of choice if it is available in their library collection, it is a good sign. we have stopped our campaign with immediate effect”
aralikatte team thanks Samanya Kannadiga team for such initiative works.