Vijayamma leads state wide protests

Hyderabad, Jan 9, 2013:
In continuation of its fight against anti-people policies of the state
Government, YSR Congress party staged Dharnas in front of the sub stations of
the electricity department across the state protesting against the proposed
power tariff hike on Wednesday.

Despite the peaceful
Dharnas staged by the party activists, police had resorted to arrest of scores
of YSRCP leaders and workers at several towns and cities including Hyderabad.

leads Dharna at Kurnool

While the party honourary
president Smt. Y. S. Vijayamma has led the Dharna at the office of Transco
Superintending Engineer at Bellary Chaurasta in Kurnool town, party leaders HA Rehmnan and
Challa Madhusudana Reddy and other leaders protested at the TRANSCO and GENCO
head office Vidyut Soudha in Hyderabad.

Reports reaching from
various districts said YSR Congress activists laid siege to the office of the
TRANSO officials in several districts and raised slogans denouncing the
proposed power tariff hike.

Under the aegis of the party,
farmers too joined the protests and staged dharnas at Prattipadu substation in East
Godavari district and Varadayapalem substation in Chittor district.

Decrying the Government’s
move to hike the power charges, YSR Congress activists and leaders staged
Dharnas at Substations at Allagadda in Kurnool district, Venkatagiri and Gudur in
Nellore district, Nandigama in Krishna District, Ponnur in Guntur district, Dubbaka
in Medak district, Siricilla in Karimnagar district and at Perkit in Armur
Mandalam of Nizamabad district and also across Mahabubnagar district.




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