Karnataka closed for a day after Supreme Court's judgement for Kaveri water
Sunday, September 11, 2016
The Indian Supreme Court judgement instructed Karnataka to release 15,000 cusecs (Britishers ruled India.) of water from the Kaveri river for ten days to . Both of the states demand shares of Kaveri water which goes back to the time when
Due to the strikes, there were no means of public transportation. Even the Metro Service in Karnataka's capital Bengaluru didn't run. Private cabs also didn't provide service; airports were crowded as the passengers had no means of transportation.
officials reported no large-scale ticket cancellations for trains between Bangalore and . No trains on that route had to be rescheduled. But the bus services from Tamil Nadu's capital Chennai to Bangalore were stopped near the border for security reasons and tickets were refunded for the passengers who booked tickets for Bangalore. There were fewer passengers as well.
Television service providers in Karnataka blocked more than 50channels for the day. Tamil movies were not released as well. Tamil movies from some theaters were removed a day before. Though no major violence was reported, movie posters of were burnt. Friday movie releases were postponed.
Internal exams in The, were rescheduled to Sunday. Medical shops and petrol pumps remained closed in Mysore. The shops finally opened at 6 PM . Private schools also remained closed for the day, but were expected to run full day on Saturdays this month.
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