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North Karnataka bandh call withdrawn

By Chennabasaveshwar

Bengaluru, Aug 2: The bandh called by Uttara Karnataka Pratyeka Rajya Horata Samiti (PRHS) and its affiliate organisations in 13 districts of the region has been withdrawn on Thursday.

North Karnataka bandh call withdrawn

Kannada activists protested against north Karnataka bandh call in Belagavi city. Activists requested passengers &and motorists not to support bandh by giving roses. Karnataka Nava Nirmana Sene condemned demand for a separate state.

According to reports, pro-Kannada organisations and the Hyderabad-Karnataka Horatta Samiti have also decided to stay away from the proposed bandh. The only organisation which has decided to continue with the bandh is the Uttara Karnataka Raitha Sangha (North Karnataka farmers' association).

Shankar Bidari, former DGP Karnataka Police, who hails from North Karnataka region, requested people not to get influenced by the caste, religion or talk of any political leader.

Bidari tweeted, "North Karnataka People of North Karnataka should not get influenced by the caste, religion or talk of any political leader. They should judge and support him, only if he has done something tangible for North Karnataka and believe the words of politicians with only One tongue."

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