Call to boycott Antony panel

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Guntur: A meeting of all-party leaders in the district without the Congress party held here on Thursday to chalk out future course of Samaikyandhra...

Guntur: A meeting of all-party leaders in the district without the Congress party held here on Thursday to chalk out future course of Samaikyandhra agitation, formed district political Joint Action Committee. Atukuri Anjaneyulu, president of the local Indian Chamber of Commerce was elected as convener of the political JAC.

The JAC has demanded the resignation of all public representatives, including the Chief Minister. They questioned the sanctity of forming the AK Antony Committee, when the recommendations of the earlier Sri Krishna Committee were thrown into the dust bin.

Pointing out that the committee has no constitutional backing, they called upon the people to boycott the committee. JAC convenors Acharya Samuel, Acharya Narasimha Rao, Telugu Desam district party president Prathipati Pulla Rao, YSRCP Guntur town convenor Lella Appi Reddy among others participated.

The political JAC has come out with an action programme for four days with relay fasts near Potti Sriramulu statues on August 10; rail rokos on 11th, meetings with students and intellectuals in mandal headquarters and protest rallies on 12th and Guntur district bandh on August 13th.

Half-naked protest by RTC staff
Gudivada (Krishna): Demanding the UPA government to revoke State division, employees of RTC organised a half-naked protest in front of local bus depot. Journalists of the town submitted a memorandum to Joint Collector Usha Kumari urging the government not to create Telangana. Members of Gudivada Bar Association took part in ‘Vanta-varpu’ protest on the premises of the court to register their resentment. The relay fast by the Congress at Nehru Chowk entered third day. Local MLA Kodali Sri Venkateswara Rao (Nani) expressed solidarity to the fasting students at Nehru Chowk by paying a visit to the hunger strike camp.

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