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December 17, 2017

Cauvery protests: Riot, arson rock Bengaluru; 40 buses set on fire


Newsroom24x7 Staff

Bengaluru: Supreme Court’s latest order on Cauvery water issue asking Karnataka to release 12,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu per day till 20 September today flared up passions leading  to violent protests in a number of border districts and prohibitory orders under Section 144 were imposed in Bengaluru today after mobs torched 40 buses in the IT city.

About 200 protestors were detained after vehicles belonging to Tamil speaking transporters were targeted here..

According to Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwar , 27 Tamil Nadu registered vehicles were torched by miscreants in Bengaluru.

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