Buses of Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation and Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation were attacked and vandalized in both states over simmering tensions over Maharashtra-Karnataka border tensions.
Trucks bearing Maharashtra numbers were stopped and smeared with black ink, and at least one of these was pelted with stones, in Belagavi after a protest by Karnataka Rakshana Vedike at Hire Bagewadi toll near Belagavi.
In the reciprocal action, similar incidents took place in Maharashtra where the KA buses and trucks were attacked and vandalized.
Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) suspended bus services to Maharashtra and Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) suspended bus services to Karnataka on Wednesday.
If the police give the go-ahead the night services might be commenced by NWKRTC on Wednesday.