The Karnataka government on Thursday (June 24, 2021) further relaxed the COVID-induced lockdown curbs in the state and allowed buses to resume services to Maharashtra. The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) issued an order which stated that the bus services to Maharashtra, Pune, Miraj, Solapur, Pandharpur, and Tuljapur from Bengaluru, Shivamogga, Mangaluru and other places of the state will resume with a seating capacity of 50% from Friday.