Bengaluru Bandh: Bangloreans are facing a difficult time on Tuesday, September 26 as a statewide shutdown is being observed across Karnataka against releasing Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu. As more than 175 organisations have extended their support for the Bengaluru bandh called by various farmers’ and pro-Kannada organisations. “We will come in a protest to Bengaluru’s Freedom Park and stage a demonstration there with our demands. The state government, the chief minister, will have to receive our memorandum. If there is no proper response to our protest from the government, we will decide on our further course of action”, said Farmer leader Kuruburu Shanthakumar. Besides, another shutdown has been called this week on Friday. The call for a Karnataka bandh on September 29 was issued by ‘Kannada Okkuta,’ led by the prominent Kannada activist Vatal Nagaraj. This announcement came shortly after the ‘Karnataka Jala Samrakshana Samiti’ had called for a shutdown in Bengaluru on the same Tuesday.
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