Belgaum Bandh near total
A near total bandh was observed here on Friday, the Bandh call was given by the MES after the KRV ransacked its Mayor & Dy.Mayors offices here on Thursday.
A protest rally was taken out from Dharmveer Sambhaji Chowk to DC office and a memorandum was submitted to the DC.
NWKRTC had stopped all its city bus services since morning only as it did not want more damage to its buses. Autos were plying but not in the regular number.
Banks were working as usual but the number of consumers were very less. The main market streets like Ganpat Galli, Maruti Galli, Raviwar peth had a deserted look since the morning. Theaters, Malls remain shut.
All Schools were also shut.
Camp was working as normal and parts of Tilakwadi also working with half shutters open.
The traffic on the roads was below normal and heavy police force is present in the city.
No untoward incident has been reported as of 1.30pm.
In Kolhapur the Shiv Sena has called for a bandh sighting the same reasons and even buses and trucks were set a blaze.