Mangaluru, Sep 2,2015: Almost all private and government buses are off the roads in the city on September 2, Wednesday as part of a nationwide strike call given by ten trade unions. Meanwhile, a few stone pelting incidents were reported from some parts of the city early morning. Reports stated that a KSRTC bus which had reached the city from Bengaluru was stoned at Nagori while another Mysuru-Udupi bus was stoned at Padil. A bus employee was injured in the incident.
There are also reports of stoning some college buses. Tyres were also burnt to create barricades to obstruct movement of vehicles. However, Auto-rikshows and Taxies are plying as usual. While shops and establishments are open in the city, Banks and government offices remained closed.
People who arrived in the city by buses and trains were the worst hit and are stranded at the railway station and bus terminus.
Even schools and colleges have remained closed as the District Administration as well as the Education Department had declared a holiday in view of the bundh. The exams scheduled to be held on Wednesday have been postponed.