Buses were burnt, stones were pelted and shops were attacked across Karnataka to enforce a shutdown called by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday to protest Governor H.R. Bhardwaj's sanction for Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's prosecution on corruption charges.
Image: BJP workers shout slogans and burn tyres on a road during a protest against Karnataka Governor Hansraj Bhardwaj for sanctioning prosecution of Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa in Chikmagalur on Saturday, Jan 22, 2011. (Photograph copyright PTI)