Udupi: Normal Life Affected in Santhekatte, Brahmavar by Strike
By Ivan Mascarenhas
Daijiworld Media Network – Udupi
Udupi, Sep 20: Santhekatte and Brahmavar areas were affected by Bharat bundh. Karnataka Ruling party local BJP leader conducted Rastha Rokko and requested the shop owners to shut their shops in Santhekatte-Kallianpur and Brahamavar.
Local BJP Leader, Chinmaya, Umesh Shetty along with more than 50 followers were present during the protest.
Brahmavar BJP leaders, Raghupati, Ravi Shetty, Sudhir Shetty, Jayanthi Vasudev, Veena Nayak, Raghavendra Uppoor, Yathish Varamballi, Nalini Bhat, Mohan Shetty were present during the protest in Brahmavar.
Tight security arrangements have been made by Udupi and Brahmavar police in all areas.
Udupi: Voluntary Support for Bandh Brings City to a Halt
Pics by Hemanath Padubidri
Daijiworld Media Network - Udupi (VM)
Udupi, Sep 20: Udupi city came to a standstill on Thursday September 20 with people voluntarily supporting the bandh called by the NDA and other parties against the recent hike in diesel and introduction of FDI.
As holiday was not declared in advance, students had to return home after going to their schools and colleges.
Tight security is been provided across the city and commercial vehicles including private and KSRTC buses chose not to descend on the roads.
All shops across the city are voluntarily closed and have chosen not to open their shutters till 6 pm to back the bandh.
A large number of daily workers travelling to other places were stranded at the city bus stand as they could not find any transport.
Government offices too witnessed less attendance.