New Delhi. There is a tussle with Karnataka’s neighboring state Tamil Nadu over the Kaveri water dispute. Expressing protest against this, many organizations in Karnataka have announced a bandh in the capital Bengaluru today i.e. on 26th September. In such a situation, schools and colleges have been closed in the entire capital and Section 144 is in force. Let us tell you that many organizations have called for a statewide bandh on coming Friday.
CM said this
It has been announced by the Associated Management of English Medium Schools in Karnataka that they will remain closed in the capital Bengaluru on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Bengaluru City Deputy Commissioner Dayanand KA has also given instructions for holiday in all the schools and colleges of the city, anticipating the fears of the bandh. On the announcement of Bengaluru bandh, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah said that we will not stop the bandh, it is their right. During this, he also accused BJP and JDS of doing politics.
No protest or procession allowed
DCP Central Bengaluru Shekhar T Tekkannavar said, “We have made adequate arrangements…As per the order of the Commissioner, no protest or procession is allowed…Traffic is normal.” A large number of forces have been deployed in Whitefield, Bengaluru.
Statewide shutdown on Friday
Let us tell you that there are two groups who have announced the bandh in Karnataka. In such a situation, one faction has announced a bandh on Tuesday, while the other faction has called for a statewide bandh on Friday. In such a situation, a situation of confusion has arisen. Karnataka Water Conservation Committee President Kurubur Shantakumar, who had announced the bandh three days ago, has said that he will support the bandh on Tuesday. On the other hand, Vatal Nagaraj, who announced the statewide bandh on Friday, has clarified that ‘Kannada Okkuta’ is not supporting today’s bandh.
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