Tension prevailed in an area here today after groups belonging different communities clashed during victory rally organised by BJP, police said.
Security has been tightened in the city following the clash with the district administration implementing ban orders for three days from today evening under section 144, police said.
The clash occured after some people started pelting stones at the people participating in the rally, police said. However, there no reports of injuries, they added.
The rally was led by former Karnataka Minister Basangouda Patil, police said.
District-in-charge minister M B Patil urged people to maintain peace and not listen to any rumors.
He also said he has instructed police to take action against people responsible for communal clash.