Most of the shops and hotels in the city were closed on Tuesday showing support for the bandh. Protesters closed some of the shops that had been opened. The buses and trains were functional as usual. A handful of autos were on the road.
Protesters marched from the main road to the Rotary Circle, shouted slogans, and expressed outrage.
Karnataka State Farmers’ Union and Green Army, Dr. BR. Its leaders were involved in supporting the Ambedkar Sangha, Dalit Rights Committee, DYFI, SFI, CITU, Devadasi Sangh, Taluka Progressive Organization Alliance, Congress, JDS party, Vijayanagar Auto Drivers Union, Auto Union Band. BSNL employees and the Bank Union gave moral support to Band.
Farmers and workers are like two eyes of this country. But it is not right that the central government is going to remove both of those eyes.
– Bhaskar Reddy, District President, CITU
Nationwide Bharat bandh call given by farmers organization received a good response in Kalyan Karnataka district like Kalaburagi, Raichur, Bidar, Yadgir, Ballari and Koppal districts on Tuesday.
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