Tamil Nadu bandh tomorrow
CHENNAI: DMK President M. Karunanidhi on Wednesday announced his party's support for the September 16 shutdown protest called by various organisations demanding Cauvery river water from Karnataka, and Tamilians who were residence of karnataka were been attacked by Karnataka peoples.
The shutdown protest was called by various organisations representing the interests of farmers, truck owners and traders, among others, and against the violence and arson indulged in by hooligans in Karnataka damaging property worth several crores of rupees.
In a statement, Karunanidhi, acceding to the request of the organisations that had called for the shutdown protest, said the DMK has decided to extend its support to their call, reports IANS.
Tamilnadu Petrol Bunk Association to support the Bandh and all petrol bunk will be remaining closed from 6.00 AM to 6.00 PM.
Nearly 3 lakh lorries will keep off the roads till 6 PM as the lorry owners and drivers will take part in the bandh. Bus, auto and taxi transportation will be stopped and companies, shops and hotels to remain closed. School, Colleges and other educational institutions are also expected to remain closed.