Dharnas, rallies mark 12th day of agitation for united AP

Dharnas, rallies mark 12th day of agitation for united AP
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A number of associations and activists of TDP and Congress took out rallies and staged dharnas throughout the district on Sunday, the 12th day of the agitation launched against the division of the state. The activists of Telugu Desam and Congress parties, the Physically Handicapped welfare associations, various caste associations, students, journalists and medical representatives associations have taken rallies in Kurnool in protest against the decision of the Congress party to divide the State. The members of Kuruma Sangham has conducted ‘ksgheerabhishekam’ to Telugu Talli statue and burnt the effigy of Sonia Gandhi at the Collectorate. Congress and Telugu Desam activists continued their relay hunger strikes in their respective camps. Students have taken out a massive rally from old bus stand to Raj Vihar Centre. The rally attracted the people in the city with the demonstration of karate by the students on the way. The members of Physically Handicapped Welfare Asso

A number of associations and activists of TDP and Congress took out rallies and staged dharnas throughout the district on Sunday, the 12th day of the agitation launched against the division of the state. The activists of Telugu Desam and Congress parties, the Physically Handicapped welfare associations, various caste associations, students, journalists and medical representatives associations have taken rallies in Kurnool in protest against the decision of the Congress party to divide the State.

The members of Kuruma Sangham has conducted ‘ksgheerabhishekam’ to Telugu Talli statue and burnt the effigy of Sonia Gandhi at the Collectorate. Congress and Telugu Desam activists continued their relay hunger strikes in their respective camps. Students have taken out a massive rally from old bus stand to Raj Vihar Centre. The rally attracted the people in the city with the demonstration of karate by the students on the way.

The members of Physically Handicapped Welfare Association launched the rally from C Camp up to old bus stand and raised slogans against the party leaders. During the rally Ellappa, leader of the Association, appealed to the leaders of all parties to keep the state unite. He said that the State would have to face a number of troubles if it was divided. He appealed to the political leaders to strive for unity.

Muslims take out rally
In Nandyala, sizable number of Muslims headed by former minister and TDP leader NMD Farooq took out a massive rally on Sunday demanding the decision to divide the state be withdrawn. Addressing the rally, the former minister said that the Congress leaders should not sit at home after resigning to their posts. “Instead they should lay siege to the house of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi to force her to withdraw the decision,” he added.

The Lambadis took out a protest rally in the town demanding withdrawal of the decision to divide the State. During the rally, the Lambadis danced all the way appealing to God to give senses to the UPA chairperson to understand their sentiments.

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