Cauvery water row: Section 144 imposed in Bangalore after violence; Bus and metro services suspended

September 13, 2016 08:19 IST 4 of 4
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has called an emergency Cabinet meet on Tuesday morning to discuss the Cauvery issue. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Siddaramaiah and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa over phone to enquire about the tense situation. Siddaramaiah said he has requested the Centre for additional security forces. Pro-Kannada protesters also pelted stones at lorries bearing Tamil Nadu registration numbers near Hubli Bypass and also vandalised many vehicles.