Samaikyandhra stir enters 29th day

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The Samaiky- andhra agitation entered the 29th day on Wednesday with large number of people thronging the roads in protest against the decision to divide the state. The employees and doctors of medical and health department have organised medical camp on the road in front of the government general hospital and distributed medicines to the patients. The joint action committee of private educational institutions has taken out a massive rally from C Camp centre to the Collectorate where they staged a dharna demanding united Andhra Pradesh.

Kurnool: The Samaiky- andhra agitation entered the 29th day on Wednesday with large number of people thronging the roads in protest against the decision to divide the state. The employees and doctors of medical and health department have organised medical camp on the road in front of the government general hospital and distributed medicines to the patients. The joint action committee of private educational institutions has taken out a massive rally from C Camp centre to the Collectorate where they staged a dharna demanding united Andhra Pradesh. The employees of Kurnool District Cooperative Central Bank organised Krishnashtami celebrations at the Collectorate by placing the photograph of Digvijay Singh on the Pot which was broken by hitting with a stick to mark their protest against the decision to divide the state.
The activists of Telugu Desam party took out a rally on Wednesday in the attire of national leaders from the TDP office to the NTR statue near the Collectorate. The JAC leaders said that Hyderabad was developed after Seema was merged with Telangana and now Andhra area would be developed by including Seema area with Andhra region. They demanded the unity of the state at any cost.
The advocates under the aegis of Kurnool Bar Association organised Krishnashtami celebrations on the road to mark their protest. Panyam MLA Katasani Rambhupal Reddy launched 48 hours fast in support of the united state here on Wednesday. Municipal employees have taken out a motorcycle rally in the city. The RTC employees have taken out a massive rally with the RTC-hired private buses to mark their protest. This is the first time the buses plied on the roads after 16 days, that too, to mark the protest.
The RTC employees said that the assets of the RTC have been in Hyderabad and the rest of the state would be loser.
In Allagadda, a group of people while taking out a rally entered the premises of Andhra Pragati Grameena Bank and ransacked the counters demanding the bank should be closed in support of Andhra Pradesh. The police have taken the agitators into custody. In Atmakuru, after reading in the newspaper the statement by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that the decision to divide the state was irrevocable, an RTC driver, P Malik, died of a heart attack here on Wednesday. JAC members of RTC, teachers, workers and employees took out a procession with the body of the deceased RTC driver and raised slogans in support of Andhra Pradesh.
A group of girl students expressed support to the fasting YSR Congress leader Budda Rajasekhar Reddy, who became sick on the third day of fast. Thousands of youth from Mahanandi, Bandi Atmakuru, Srisailam and Velugodu mandals have reached on motorcycles in a massive rally.
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