Karnataka Bandh: Tomorrow All Service likely closed except emergency services
In the wake of the Karnataka bandh, many colleges and universities have been postponed the exams. Private colleges are likely to declare holidays, but still not have any official announcement
After the success of the Bengaluru Bandh held against the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, pro-Kannada organizations call for Karnataka Bandh will be held on Friday September 29th. On which almost all services except emergency/essential services will be suspended across the state.
In the wake of the bandh, many colleges and universities have been postponed the exams. Private colleges are likely to declare holidays, but still not have any official announcement. A decision will be taken on Thursday regarding the traffic of BMTC and KSRTC buses. Auto, Uber, taxi and private vehicles will not enter the road on friday. Thus the traffic will be completely quiet.
On Tuesday, the Cauvery Water Control Committee ordered to release 3,000 cusec of water daily for 18 days, infuriating the Kannadigas and increasing the intensity of the struggle. In this background, more than 200 organizations have supported the Karnataka bandh. Also, JDS and BJP have also expressed their support.
On the other hand, some organizations including Hotel Owners Association, Ola, Uber Drivers and Owners Association, Kannada Film Chamber of Commerce given support to Karnataka Bandh.
Karnataka Bandh: All movies released today have been postponed
Umesh Bankar Karnataka Producers Association said that the films should not be released this week after the pro-Kannada activists have called for a Karnataka Bandh tomorrow. The producers concerned have already been spoken to. He said that he too has expressed his support to Karnataka Bandh.
Jaggesh starrer new film Totapuri 2 is releasing today. Ganesh starrer Banadari was supposed to release tomorrow. Also, many more films were prepared for release. Producers are going to release movies on Thursday now they plan to releas on Saturday in the wake of the bandh.
Sandalwood will also stop working tomorrow. Artists will also involed in Karnataka Bandh protest. They will stop all activities related to cinema and participate in the bandh. It is headed by Film Chamber of Karnataka.