Shimoga: The CM’s home district has reacted to the Karnataka bandh, calling for a condemnation of the central and state anti-pleasant and anti-worker policies. Traffic has been going on as usual in the district and KSRTC buses and private buses are also working as usual.

There are buses coming from other districts in the morning as well as buses from other districts. Stores have opened in some areas of the city.  After 10 am the Farmers’ Union and the Congress, the JDS, the DSS and the Progressive Organizations will hold a protest march from the Ashoka Circle to the offices of the District Collector.