Roar For Special Status – Bandh Successful

  •  AP state bandh for special status
  • YSRCP roars for the status
  • Agitations held throughout the
  • YSRCP leaders arrested

Proclaiming special category
status was the right of people of AP, YSRCP leader Surya Prakash Rao held bandh
in front of RTC bus depot in Rajahmundry. Certain activists
voluntarily joined YSRCP woman leader Sharmila Reddy in holding
bandh. In Gokavaram, Jaggampeta, Anaparthi, YSRC leaders Prasad and
coordinators of Jaggampeta and Anaparthi constituencies, Muthyala Srinivas,
Suryanarayana held the bandh successfully. In front of RTC depot of
razole, YSRCP ;eaders Bonthu Rajeswara Rao and Viswaroop held agitations.
At Korampudi, Vijayalakshmi holding bandh and 20 activists were moved
to the police station. At Mandapet, YSRCP coordinator Leela Krishna
held bandh. Kadiyapulanka coordinator Veeraraju led blockade of highway. YSRCP
state secretary Gutthula Sai supervised bandh at Munnidivaram. Dharnas are
being held all over.

At Pulivendula, MP Avinash
Reddy held protests against union and state Governments for special category
status. At bus stand of Pulivendula, YSRCP activists halted buses. Business
units voluntarily stayed closed. At Jammalamadugu, Sudheer Reddy held
agitations. At the RTC depot of Jammalamadugu, activists hindered buses. Kadapa
city mayor Suresh Babu was arrested by the police, as he was staging
agitation. Former MLC Pochamreddy Subbareddy, city party president Nityananda
Reddy and certain left party leaders were arrested by the police and taken
to RIMS police station.

AP bandh intended to be conducted by
YSRCP in demand for special category status is going on successfully in
Vijayawada. Business units and stores were kept closed. Certain YSRCP leaders
were arrested in advance by the police. As YSRCP leaders held huge dharnas
since early morning in front of RTC depots, the buses stayed back in depots.
Leader Udayabhanu was arrested in Jaggayyapeta. Coordinator Ramachandra Rao
held bandh in Hanuman Junction while MLA Meka Pratap Apparao held it in Nuzivid
in front of RTC depot. The police arrested Apparao as well as 25 activists. At
Nandigama, the police house arrested certain leaders in advance. City president
of Vijayawada Vangaveeti Radha and Parthasarathy led a bike rally and were
arrested by the police along with some more leaders. Mylavaram constituency’s
in-charge Jogi Ramesh criticised that Chandrababu was ordering the arrests to
weaken the bandh. Perni Nani, YSRCP leader from Machilipatnam was house
arrested by the police.

state bandh called for by YSRCP for the achievement of special category status
is going on peacefully. YSRCP leaders Golla Baburao and Siva Kumar held the
bandh in Payakaraopeta and were arrested by the police along with some party
activists. More arrests are happening in Bheemi. YSRCP CEG member and certain activists
were house arrested. At Devarapalli and Narsipatnam, YSRCP leader Satyam supervised
the conduction of bandh. The police hindered the bandh and arrested Satyam,
Ramakrishna, Lacchababu and 50 more activists. They raised slogans against the
tyrannical nature of the police. Giddi Eshwari held agitation at Paderu.


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