Cauvery issue: Pro-Kannada outfits call for bandh tomorrowSeptember 08, 2016 19:16
A dawn-to-dusk Karnataka bandh called by pro-Kannada outfits tomorrow to protest against the Supreme Court's direction to release Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu is likely to throw normal life out of gear.
This is the second bandh that the state is bracing for in less than a week's time and the fourth this year.
Officials said with the bandh on the emotive Cauvery issue is being supported by several organisations, unions and political parties.
Public transport may be affected as state transport buses will stay off the roads, and autorickshaw and cab unions are extending their support to bandh. Metro services is also likely to be hit.
Keeping security of students in mind, schools and colleges have declared a holiday tomorrow and attendance at government offices will not be compulsory, according to officials.
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