Prohibitory orders have been imposed in the city, with ban on sale of liquor. Government offices are functioning as usual. Public transport may or may not be affected depending on the law and order situation.
However, the south-western railways continue to maintain that their hands are full with catering to long-distance trains. Meanwhile, citizen group Praja.in and CiSTUP prepare draft plan for commuter rail services in Bengaluru.
In this exclusive interview, Karnataka’s Advocate-General Ashok Haranahalli, says roads and open spaces in gated communities cannot be closed to the general public, as it belongs to the concerned civic authority.