No respite to stir for united AP
In response to the call given by Nandyala joint action committee, a sea of humanity reached Nandyala town in the district on Tuesday to mark their...
One lakh people throng Nandyala
Kurnool: In response to the call given by Nandyala joint action committee, a sea of humanity reached Nandyala town in the district on Tuesday to mark their protest against the decision to divide the state. The Government employees, teachers, municipal employees, advocates, students of government and private educational institutions, members of various civil society organisations, trading communities voluntarily participated in the ‘Laksha Jana Ghosha’ (voice of one lakh people) staged at Sanjiva Nagar Centre in Nandyala town to mark their protest against the Congress party decision to divide the state.
Holding placards and sitting on the streets, they said that the State would be developed only if it was united. The ‘Laksha Jana Ghosha’ which started at 9 am continued till 1 pm with the people singing songs and clapping continuously for united AP.
Jai Samaikyandhra slogans echo in Kurnool
The agitation for the united Andhra Pradesh would not come to an end unless the decision to divide the state was withdrawn, the agitators vowed here on Tuesday. Participating in the massive rallies throughout the district in general and in the city in particular, the agitators including the teachers, employees, students, educational institutions and politicians have raised slogans for the united state. A number of women have participated in the rallies and protest demonstrations here on Tuesday. A massive rally with students has been taken out under the aegis of Balabharati and Kesav Educational Institutions.
Employees of medical and health department has taken out a rally carrying the effigy of Sonia Gandhi and burnt it at the NTR Circle. The employees of Commercial taxes department staged a dharna raising slogans against the Union ministers. Not to lag behind, the hamalis of civil supplies godowns throughout the district have reached the city and taken out a massive rally from the C Camp centre to the Collectorate where they staged a dharna.
Nurses and employees under the aegis of Medical JAC staged a demonstration by walking back holding umbrellas on Tuesday. Sizable number of government and private sector employees, advocates, and traders of all sectors has taken out massive rally in the city on Tuesday demanding the withdrawal of the decision to divide the state. They categorically demanded the state be kept united.
The staff Pullaiah Engineer College played kabaddi at Raj Vihar Centre to mark their protest. A large number of physicians have burnt the effigy of Sonia Gandhi. Students formed human chain to register their protest. The veterinary doctors have taken out a silent rally with umbrellas demanding unified state. Meanwhile, the relay hunger strike launched by the advocates has entered the 27th day. YSR Congress leaders launched relay hunger strike in the city in support of their leader Jaganmohan Reddy.
Teachers beg in Atmakuru
The joint action committee of teachers staged the protest demonstrations in a novel way by undertaking begging in the town to mark their dissent against the decision to divide the state. They also walked back to depict that the state was going back. A teacher holding a begging bowl stated that the people would become beggars if the state was divided. The students attended the classes on the main roads in the town.
Meanwhile, the indefinite hunger strike launched by YSR Congress leader Budda Rajasekhar Reddy entered the second day on Tuesday. Several thousands of people thronged the fasting camp and expressed their solidarity. The unemployed IT graduates staged a demonstration in the town holding the computers in their hand. A number of artisans, fruit vendors have also joined the agitation on Tuesday. Not a single RTC bus ventured onto the roads for the last 27 days. All government offices were closed disrupting the normal life in the town.