Mumbai: The Karnataka State Highway Transport Company (KSRTC) on Saturday quickly suspended its operations to Kolhapur in Maharashtra which has a considerable Kannada inhabitants in view of the continued border row between the 2 states.
As per studies, bus providers have been stopped between Karnataka and Maharashtra’s Kolhapur from right now morning on recommendations by the Police as language situation is being raised in Kolhapur and at different locations.
A number of political leaders in Maharashtra have been demanding the merger of the areas dominated by Marathi-speaking folks in Karnataka, particularly Belagavi, which the pro-Kannada organisations have been opposing.
The stress additionally resulted in a automobile belonging to Maharashtra being blackened in Belagavi which additional aggravated the situation.
“The Maharashtra State Highway Transport Company officers had requested us if there was rigidity in Kolhapur and requested us to not run any buses. They too didn’t run any bus,” a senior officer within the North West Karnataka Highway Transport Company informed information company PTI.
In the meantime, alleging that Marathi folks residing in Karnataka’s Belgaum have been being victimised, Shiv Sena chief Sanjay Raut aland stated an all-party delegation from Maharashtra ought to go to town within the neighbouring state to resolve the continued deadlock.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had been elevating the difficulty of merger of Belagavi and different Marathi- dominated areas with Maharashtra again and again.
Shiv Sena additionally alleged that over the previous few days there have been cases of assault on its leaders and the social gathering’s workplace in Belgaum by pro-Kannada outfits.