Representatives of different social organisations, religious institutions and political parties carried out a protest today in Mandekolu village in Sullia seeking action on persons who had influenced a 24-year-old youth to embrace Islam. The protest was led by former Mandekolu Gram Panchayat president Suresh Kanemaradka. Members from Srikshetra Dharmastala Rural Development Project, Navodaya Charitable Trust, local bajana mandals and representatives of Bharatiya Janata Party and Vishwa Hindu Parishad participated in the protest. The protest was to demand action against persons who have influenced 24-year-old Sathisha M to embrace Islam. A certificate has been issued by Therbiyathul Islam Sabha of Calicut in Kerala on April 15, 2015 stating that Sathisha had changed his name to Muhammed Mustakim, following his four month stay at the Sabha. Elaborate security arrangements was made by police to prevent any breach of law and order. Security personnel were also placed at the house of Mr. Sathisha.