Telangana Congress leader and Former Congress Minister DK Aruna along with former Telangana PCC chief Ponnala Lakshamaiah on Saturday undertook the two-day hunger strike to protest against the state government's methods in carving new districts.
DK Aruna, Ponnala Lakshamaiah
The hunger strike is currently underway at Dharna Chowk, Indira Park in Hyderabad. DK Aruna who addressed the media on Friday stated that Wanaparthy was declared a district instead of Gadwal, even though the former lacked basic infrastructure.
Laxmaiah stated that the Chief Minister had promised district status for Jangaon during the election campaign but later was removed from the list.