Agitation for united AP enters 18th day
People from all over the district have been voluntarily shutting the shops and establishments in protest against the decision to divide the state with the agitation reaching the 18th day on Saturday. The managements of various private educational institutions to mark their protest played kabaddi at the Collectorate on Saturday. The NGOs of Kurnool district have formed human chain at the NTR Circle in the city raising slogans for a united AP.
Kurnool: People from all over the district have been voluntarily shutting the shops and establishments in protest against the decision to divide the state with the agitation reaching the 18th day on Saturday. The managements of various private educational institutions to mark their protest played kabaddi at the Collectorate on Saturday. The NGOs of Kurnool district have formed human chain at the NTR Circle in the city raising slogans for a united AP.
The employees of district medical and health department went around begging donning masks of Sonia Gandhi and KCR.
Protesting against the decision to divide the state, the staff nurses and medical doctors staged rasta roko by forming a human chain. The students of Saikrishna Banking coaching centre have taken out a rally donning the attires of freedom fighters demanding the state be united.
TGV Group chairman TG Bharat inaugurated the relay hunger strike under the aegis of District Arya Vysya Sangham at the district Congress office here. Addressing the meeting he said that the TRS chief has started the agitation for money and power. He offered Rs. 1000 crore to KCR by way of donations if he pronounced Jai Samaikyandhra. He presented a cheque for Rs. one crore drawn in favour of KCR as advance. However, the chief minister chair could be not be given to him, he added
Addressing the meeting, Minister TG Venkatesh said that the political leaders have committed a blunder by supporting the decision to divide the state. The leaders of Seemandhra should convince the high command to withdraw the decision, he added.
Dr Ramarksihna Naik said that for the last 18 days, they have been trying to bring to the notice of the Congress high command about the injustice to the Seemandhra area. He said that as to how could KCR who demanded a share in the Tirupati Hundi collections, order the Seemandhra people to leave Hyderabad.
IMA district president DR Sankar Sarma flayed the politicians for the decision to divide the state. He appealed to the intellectuals and youth to join politics to set things right. The relay hunger strike launched by the advocates reached 17th day on Saturday. The activists who launched relay hunger strike at the Congress office has reached 14th day.
Employees of various showrooms have taken out a massive motorcycle rally in the city. The unorganized workers in the city have started a joint action committee. They said that they would oranise rallies and protests in their own style.
The municipal corporation employees to mark their protest against the decision to divided the state organised weight training programme in front of the municipal corporation office here on Saturday. The relay hunger strike launched by the municipal employees has reached the fourth day.
Addressing the meeting in this connection, the JAC leader C V Ramana and S Sadiq said the Congress party has unilaterally decided to divide the state. Demanding the withdrawal of the decision, they said that the municipal employees would continue the agitation till the decision was withdrawn. JAC leaders Gopalakrishna, Suhail, Arthur, Mallikarjuna, Veera Reddy, Ramalingeswara Reddy and others were present.