Rains fail to dampen Samaikyandhra spirit
Kadapa: Even the heavy rain couldn’t dampen the spirit of Samaikyandhra agitators in Kadapa district on...
Kadapa: Even the heavy rain couldn’t dampen the spirit of Samaikyandhra agitators in Kadapa district on Friday. Rallies, protests, rasta rokos, vanta varpu programmes, hunger strikes continued. All the buses remained in the depots causing inconvenience to commuters.
The fast unto death took up by YSRCP leader and MLA Srikanth Reddy and former mayor Ravindranath Reddy reached fifth day and doctors warned that their health will deteriorate if they continue their fast as blood sugar and sodium levels were already decreased. Speaking on the occasion, Srikanth Reddy cautioned that Congress party will have no future in the State if it wouldn’t take back its decision of separate Telangana.
The relay hunger strike of teachers and JAC leaders at the Collectorate continued on 17th day also. The entire Kadapa city was filled with rallies of JAC leaders and other unions. Demanding for a united Andhra Pradesh, former MLC and Telugu Desam Party incharge of Kamalapuram Putha Narasimha Reddy took up Vanta Varpu at the cross road near national highway. Earlier they took out a rally from the village centre to the highway. Traffic was disrupted and several vehicles stranded on the road for few hours. The villagers played kabaddi and cricket on the road. Following the call of JAC, agitators blocked all the main roads impeding vehicles in dozens.
MLA Linga Reddy parked vehicles at the main road near Mydukur road and YSRCP leaders blocked the road at Yerraguntla bypass road. Scribes held a massive rally in Badwel on Friday and took up relay hunger strike at the Four Roads Circle. They demanded the UPA government to take back its decision on separate Telangana.