Karnataka Bengaluru News December 9 Highlights: Farmers from various districts intensified their protests in front of Bengaluru city railway station along with whipping sticks against the Karnataka Legislative Council passing the contended Karnataka Land Reforms (Amendment) Bill, 2020.
On Tuesday, the BJP government in Karnataka managed to get a land ownership reforms Bill passed in the state legislative council with the support of the opposition JD(S) even as the Congress voted against the Bill.
Few farmers organisation members taking rally towards Vidhana Soudha were stopped by the police to avoid traffic snarls in the city. Meanwhile, Aikya Horata, a coalition of a farmer, labour and Dalit groups, started an indefinite sit-in protest in Bengaluru.
With protesting farmers, labourers and members of other organisations planning to observe roadblocks in the city in a bid to intensify their protests against the Karnataka Legislative Council passing the contended Karnataka Land Reforms (Amendment) Bill, 2020, traffic in Bengaluru is likely to be affected for the next two days.