At least 1,000 people were detained by the Bengaluru Police on Tuesday amid the bandh called by 'Karnataka Jala Samrakshana Samiti'.
The organisation is an umbrella outfit of farmers’ associations and other organisations to protest against the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu by Karnataka.
Bengaluru Police Commissioner B Dayananda said that prohibitory orders under Section 144 are in place across the city.
He said that the police have detained around 1,000 people across various police stations.
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