The Karnataka Sanghatanegala Okkuta, collective of pro-Kannada groups, has called for Karnataka Bandh on February 13, Thursday. The 6 am to 6 pm bandh is hit normal life and services in Bengaluru city. 

Vidhan Soudha
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The pro-Kannada organisations are said to hold protests demanding job reservations for Kannadigas. Over 800 organisations to extend its support for the bandh on February 13. 

Why is Karnataka Bandh on Feb 13? 

The bandh has been called for the implementation of the Sarojini Mahishi report which recommends job reservations to Kannadigas in the state in both the private and government sectors.

Things you need to know about Karnataka Bandh

In picture: Vehicular traffic was normal on the roads of Bengaluru on Monday, June 12, 2017, despite a Karnataka bandh being called across the state by pro-Kannada groups.IBTimes/Arkadev Ghoshal
  • Namma Metro and BMTC to function. 
  • Cab services may take a hit from 6 am to 6 pm as Ola and Uber Ola are unlikely to render services. 
  • The education department yet to decide if schools and colleges need to remain closed.
  •  Hospitals, ambulance service, medical shops will remain open.