Reports of sporadic violence, Metro suspended in Bengaluru

Reports of sporadic violence, Metro suspended in Bengaluru

Reports of sporadic violence, Metro suspended in Bengaluru

The Cauvery river water dispute sparked off sporadic incidents of violence in parts Karnataka on Monday.

Following Supreme Court’s refusal to suspend its earlier order on sharing Cauvery waters on Monday, Kannada activists blocked roads in several areas of Bengaluru raising slogans against Tamil Nadu.

Bengaluru Metro services have been suspended.

Miscreants attacking vehicles and shops in different parts of the city. A few vehicles with Tamil Nadu registration number have been reportedly set on fire at Nayandahalli.

Police had lathi charged agitators twice at Satellite bus stand on the Mysore road. 
TV reports said schools and colleges are shutting down voluntarily, sending students home.

Massive traffic jams are being reported from different parts of the city.

There have been sporadic incidents of violence in other areas of Cauvery basin.
Miscreants stoned a truck bearing Tamil Nadu registration number was pelted with stones in Chamarajanagar.

Tamil residents of Pandavapura have been reportedly attacked.


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