Buses to Karnataka stop plying

Last Updated: Wed, Feb 20, 2013 12:42 hrs

Udhagamandalam: Bus services from here towards Karnataka were on Tuesday stopped apprehending trouble over the gazette notification of final order of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal, officials said.

The buses ply through Chamrajnagar, Mysore and Mandya in Karnataka, where there are protests over the release of water from Krishnarajsagar dam, to Tamil Nadu.

"The buses plying to Karnataka have been stopped from this afternoon, fearing trouble at that end," officials said.

Police and officials at Kakkanalla checkpost, near the Karnataka border, are advising taxis and car owners, with Tamil Nadu registration, not to venture into Karnataka, as they anticipated trouble following the notification of the final award, sources added.

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