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TN transporters suffer heavy loss over Cauvery stir

Press Trust of India Erode | Updated on November 17, 2017

The business loss due to non-operation of vehicles from Sathyamangalam near here to Mysore for the last four days following demonstrations and hartal by some Kannada outfits in parts of Karnataka protesting the Supreme Court directive to release 10,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu, was about Rs 30 crore.

Kannada outfits were conducting bandh in Mandya, Chamrajnagar and Mysore areas opposing the Supreme Court order, sources said.

Cotton cakes, cocoons, leather, oil, groundnuts, poultry products like eggs, broiler chicks were sent to Mysore and other places of Karnataka from from Sathyamangalam, Erode, Tirupur and Coimbatore earlier, the sources said.

Three to four tones of jasmine and two tones of other flowers also transported daily to Mysore. No hosiery products are transported to Karnataka from Tirupur area.

Lorry owners have resolved not to book any goods to Mysore and other places in the region till normalcy returns.

Published on December 09, 2012

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