Bharat Bandh: Transport services likely to be hit in Karnataka

Karnataka Government on Saturday asserted that it would support the "Aakrosh Diwas" or Bharat Bandh called by the opposition parties to protest against demonetisation on November 28.

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Bengaluru, Nov 26: Karnataka Government on Saturday asserted that it would support the "Aakrosh Diwas" or Bharat Bandh called by the opposition parties to protest against demonetisation on November 28.

A statement issued by the state Home Ministry said that the KSRTC, BMTC and Metro services would remain suspended on Monday.

It is, however, not clear if the schools and colleges would function.

As per sources, the Tumkur University has also postponed the examinations that were scheduled to be held on November 28.

Bandh

Both the houses in Karnataka would not work on account of Bharat Bandh to be observed on November 28. The legislative assembly and council will function on December 3, a Saturday, to make up for loss of business on Monday.

The decision was met with stiff opposition from the BJP with opposition leader Jagadish Shettar asking the government with withdraw the decision and allow functioning of both the houses on Monday. The announcement created uproar in the Karnataka assembly on Friday.

[Also Read: Bharat Bandh on November 28- Opposition unites against demonetisation]

The opposition had on Wednesday called for a Bharat Bandh on November 28th over the issue of demonetisation.

Terming it as Aakrosh Diwas, a united opposition has decided to launch a nation wide protest. All opposition leaders have been told to protest in their respective states over the issue of demonetisation.

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