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Cauwery water row: Inter-state traffic comes to a standstill at border

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Sep 8, 2016, 6:07 am IST
Updated Sep 8, 2016, 6:12 am IST
Six lorries bearing Tamil Nadu registration numbers were attacked on the other side of the border Wednesday.
Karnataka Government
 Karnataka Government

BENGALURU/HOSUR: Vehicular traffic between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka was badly disrupted for the third straight day on Wednesday as protests against release of water to Tamil Nadu by the Karnataka Government continued unabated.

Hundreds of lorries were parked on either side of the Tamil Nadu-Karnataka border while police stopped the vehicles from entering Karnataka from Hosur as a precautionary measure. Six lorries bearing Tamil Nadu registration numbers were attacked on the other side of the border Wednesday.

 

“Vehicles including the government buses were not allowed to enter Karnataka for the safety of the travellers due to trouble in the neighbouring state,” Krishnagiri Superintendent of Police D.Mahesh Kumar told Deccan Chronicle. More than 250 buses belonging to the TNSTC and the State Express Transport Corporation vehicles operated daily to Bengaluru are being parked at the Hosur bus stand.

However, the TNSTC and KSRTC operated buses till their respective state border — Zuzuvadi in Krishnagiri and Attibelle in Rural Bengaluru.

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Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru




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