Protests erupt in Mandya over Supreme Court’s direction – The Hindu

The Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) members staged a ‘Jal Satyagraha’ at the Cauvery river near Srirangapatna, besides staging demonstrations at over 15 places along the Bengaluru-Mysuru highway between Srirangapatna and Maddur. The protests paralysed the traffic on the busy stretch, which is a connecting highway for several States in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.The farmers burnt effigies and posters of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalitaa and urged Chief Minister Siddaramaiah not to discharge water as the State is reeling under severe drought.

Source: Protests erupt in Mandya over Supreme Court’s direction – The Hindu

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