The 55th Kannada Rajyotsava was celebrated with great fanfare in the city. Not many leaders were seen at the celebrations.
Mr. Katti unfurled the national flag and offered prayers to Bhuvaneshwari amidst performances by folk artistes. A procession of tableaux was taken out through the city.
The Marathi speaking public lead by MES observed the day as a black day and took out a silent march in the morning and concluded the day with a meeting.
Incidents: a bus was stoned by unidentified miscreants in the evening at Govaes.