Protests erupted across the district on Wednesday after a sugarcane grower committed suicide in Belgaum. Vittal Arabhavi (60) allegedly ended his life by consuming poison. Members of the Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha staged demonstrations across the district. The traffic on Bangalore-Mysore Highway was disrupted after the farmers staged rasta-rokho at Srirangapatna, Induwalu, Mandya and Maddur.

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