Karnataka Braces For Shutdown Today Over Mahadayi Water Dispute: 10 Facts

Karnataka Braces For Shutdown Today Over Mahadayi Water Dispute: 10 Facts

Karnataka Braces For Shutdown Today Over Mahadayi Water Dispute: 10 Facts

The Mahadayi water sharing dispute is politically sensitive for the Congress and BJP in Karnataka as assembly elections will be held this year. "BJP is poised to win 150 seats in the State", he said.

A twitter jibe is happening between BJP president Amit shah and Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah.

Shah addressed vociferous BJP supporters in Siddaramaiah's hometown of Mysuru on Thursday, and mocked the CM all through his speech.

A dawn-to-dusk Karnataka bandh called by pro-Kannada organisations to pressure the state and central governments into calling a meeting of the chief ministers of Karnataka, Goa and Maharashtra to resolve an inter- state dispute over the sharing of Mahadayi river water was observed in totality in parts of the state and partially at other places on Thursday.

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Former Prime Minister and Janatal Dal (S) president H.D. Deve Gowda has termed the Congress chief-minister Siddaramaiah's Govt.in the State as the "worst" he has ever seen in his life.

At the BJP's really, Shah told party workers, "Despite the desperate attempt by the Congress to prevent the holding of this rally, we have been able to hold it successfully".

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