Karnataka Bandh to not affect the PU I examinations

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New Delhi, Updated on Feb 13, 2020 12:45 IST

Karnataka Sanghatanegala Okkaoota has called the Karnataka Bandh asking for a 200 percent reservation in the non-technical jobs in the government for the pro-Kannadiga.

The pro-Kannada organisation’s Karnataka bandh call will not affect the Pre-university course I examination. Clarifying the speculation regarding the rescheduling of the examination, the authorities have said that the PU I exam will go as per the schedule and no change will be made in the date and time of the examination.

According to the reports, there will be no holiday for schools and colleges due to the Karnataka bandh call. Karnataka’s minister of primary and secondary education, S Suresh Kumar stated that the local official can take a call depending upon the situation in the respective areas of the state. He further added that neither the government nor the school department has declared any holiday for schools, colleges, or offices. The deputy commissioners of respective areas of the state are given a free hand by the government to act according to the situation.

However, it is being believed that the Karnataka bandh will affect the transportation services in the state as most of the auto and cab unions have announced participation and support to the state bandh. According to the reports, the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSTRC) and the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) have not joined the protest yet. The organizations participating in the Bandh include the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC), Lorry Owners Association and Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU).

Karnataka Sanghatanegala Okkaoota has called the Karnataka Bandh asking for a 200 per cent reservation in the non-technical jobs in the government for the pro-Kannadiga. A mega rally will be carried out from Anekal Toll, Gate to the Chief Minister’s Residence to demonstrate the protest.

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