Mysuru, February 15:- T Narasipura Taluk on Tuesday (February 15) observed bandh following a positive response from the public and traders, pressing for the dismissal of Raichur District Judge over the removal of Dr B R Ambedkar’s portrait at an event held on Republic Day on January 26.
The roads in the taluk were deserted as the traders shut their shops.
The protesters formed a human chain on the main thoroughfare in the town and chanted slogans against the Judge Mallikarjuna Gowda.
The town police had beefed up security to thwart any untoward incidents.
Federation of Dalit organisations and its leaders had called for the bandh opposing the disrespect shown by the district judge to Dr Ambedkar, the architect of the Indian Constitution. (AM/KS)