There was an overwhelming response to the bandh called by pro Kannada organisations as people from all walks of life extended support to bandh over Cauvery water dispute.
Members of Mysuru Rakshana Vedike, a forum of youths, formed a human chain at Devaraja Urs road to protest over the issue. During which they found several offices working from inside shutting the door and they were made to come out of the office. Similarly workers at Mysuru Tarpaulins and Crawford hall computer centres, saree centres were also made to shut down, seeking support for the cause. The owners were sought made realise on the support for the cause.
Mysuru Rakshana Vedike President M K Premkumar, Secretary Rakesh Bhat, Sanjay, Basavaraju, Raghu, Kelvin , Bopanna and others were present.