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Karnataka village observes bandh as farmers seek release of water




A bandh was observed on Saturday in Ballari, in response to a call given by the local farmers association to press its demand for release of water from Tungabhadra reservoir immediately for plantain, sugarcane and other crops in the district. In a total shutdown, commercial establishments, cinema theatres, petrol bunks and educational institutions remained close, as hundreds of farmers marched in a procession and held a public rally.

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