Bengaluru: Karnataka farmers’ organisations across the state are all set to observe Bharat Bandh on Monday September 27 against new farm laws enacted by the Central government. The State Farmers’ Association, Hasiru Sene, Sugar Cane Growers Association, Pranta Raita Sangha have given a call to observe total bandh in the state.
Considering the massive rally being organised in Bengaluru, as many as 6,000 policemen are deputed across the City.
A total of 40 platoons of Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP), 20 platoons of City Armed Reserve (CAR), 11 DCPs, 2 Additional Commissioners and one Joint Commissioner will be in the field and monitor the maintenance of Law and order in the city during the bandh, Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant said.
If anyone is found to be forcing the business establishments to close or trouble vehicle riders, legal action will be initiated, he warned.
The state government has warned that in case of damage to public properties, state government-owned buses, the organisers will be held responsible.