Mumbai: The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) on Saturday briefly suspended its operations to Kolhapur in Maharashtra which has a considerable Kannada inhabitants in view of the continuing border row between the 2 states.
As per experiences, bus providers have been stopped between Karnataka and Maharashtra’s Kolhapur from right now morning on solutions by the Police as language concern is being raised in Kolhapur and at different locations.
Several 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 rigidity additionally resulted in a car belonging to Maharashtra being blackened in Belagavi which additional aggravated the situation.
“The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation officials had asked us if there was tension in Kolhapur and asked us not to run any buses. They too did not run any bus,” a senior officer within the North West Karnataka Road Transport Corporation instructed information company PTI.
Meanwhile, 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 the town within the neighbouring state to resolve the continuing 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 occasion’s workplace in Belgaum by pro-Kannada outfits.