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Bengaluru: Metro takes a beating of bandh; stops plying

By H S Shreyas
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Bengaluru, July 30: After commotion prevailed at two metro stations on Saturday following the call for a state-wide bandh, the city's rail corporation stopped services. As many as 30 activists from pro-Kannada organisations brought tokens and attempted to ransack the Mysuru road metro station.

An official from Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) told OneIndia: "30 members bought tokens from ticket issuing counter. They entered the station raising slogans and attempted to ransack stations in Mysuru road and MG Road.''

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However, the security at both the stations was present. The police succeeded in forcing the protesters out from the terminals. "On a precautionary note we have stopped rail services,'' the official added. The services may kick-start once the deadline for the bandh is over.

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