Bengaluru: Bengaluru on Wednesday saw monstrous gridlocks in front of a long end of the week and bandh called by rancher bodies against the arrival of Cauvery stream water to Tamil Nadu. This had made long vehicle lines, causing burden for the workers for a few hours.
As indicated by police, the traffic stream abruptly expanded between 5 pm and 8 pm as numerous office-attendees began getting back.
Many individuals are going away from the city because of a long five-day long weekend beginning from today. Eid Milad-Un Nabi, which is a gazetted occasion, will be commended today. Tomorrow, on September 29, the city will be closed as protestors brought for Karnataka bandh over Cauvery water question followed by Saturday and Sunday. October 2, Mahatma Gandhi’s introduction to the world commemoration, is likewise a public occasion.
The Joint Official Traffic Police Bengaluru said in a proclamation that there was remarkable traffic on Wednesday night on the External Ring Street (ORR) and encompassing regions.
As per the traffic police division, various elements caused the gridlock in pieces of the city. The traffic on Wednesday was two times a bigger number of than on a typical day. Normally, the vehicle rely on Wednesdays is 1.5 lakh to 2 lakh. Notwithstanding, on September 27, the vehicular count arrived at an incredible 3.5 lakh as of 7:30 pm.
Moreover, downpours have likewise caused waterlogging on inside streets, causing gigantic jams in a few pieces of the city.