Bengaluru (Karnataka">Karnataka) [India], Jan 24 (ANI): In view of the Karnataka">Karnataka bandh called by various organisations against the "Centre's apathy" towards the Mahadayi River water dispute, a holiday has been declared for all the schools and colleges in Ballari district on Thursday.
"Schools and colleges in Ballari district of Karnataka">Karnataka will remain closed tomorrow in the light of the state-wide bandh called by the pro-Kannada organisations and farmers' welfare associations", Deputy Commissioner Ramprasath Manohar said.
Pro-Kannada activists Vatal Nagaraj and Praveen Shetty on Wednesday told the press that there will be no transport services tomorrow and other services will be shut down as well.
"We will stop everything. Bus, train, flight all services will be stopped. We will stop all services tomorrow", Shetty said at the press conference.
The pro-Kannada organisations and organisations of farming communities had earlier also called for bandh over the dispute. (ANI)