Bandh paralyses normal life
The statewide bandh call given by the Left parties and supported by the YSRCP, Congress, Jana Sena, and Lawyers Joint Action Committee concluded peacefully without witnessing any untoward incidents in the district on Thursday.
Kurnool: The statewide bandh call given by the Left parties and supported by the YSRCP, Congress, Jana Sena, and Lawyers Joint Action Committee concluded peacefully without witnessing any untoward incidents in the district on Thursday.
The activists of political parties came on to the roads in the early hours and staged agitations in front of bus stations not letting the buses to ply on the roads. RTC buses were confined to depots with protests. The YSRCP, Congress and the Jana Sena workers took out rallies in the city and enforced the closure of shops and commercial establishments.
The government itself has declared holiday to educational institutions while banks, hotels and cinema theatres have remained closed. Common people have faced difficulties as the protestors did not allow autos to ply on the roads.
Rajendra Prasad Ananta, a resident of Satyanarayana Colony speaking to The Hans India said that the Andhra Pradesh was given a raw deal in the Union Budget and Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has failed to get funds from the BJP-led NDA government being an ally.
He expressed anger over Prime Minister Narendra Modi for deceiving the people of Andhra Pradesh. Chandrababu also cheated the people of the state, said another resident, Amos Kumar of Gargeyapuram village. Naidu neither succeeded in getting Special Category Status nor special package to AP.
Bangi Anantaiah, the former Mayor of Kurnool has stood as special attraction of the day. In an attire of beggar, he begged for funds from the public. The cops took precautionary measures to avoid the untoward incidents in the district. They have engaged the services of drones, body worn cameras besides deploying heavy police force.