Andhra Pradesh observes bandh over special category status demand

16 April, 2018, 15:43 | Author: Regina Silva
  • Bandh in Andhra Pradesh over special status

The Chief Minister also advised restraint on the part of the protesters so that no inconvenience is caused to the people. Interestingly, ruling party Telugu Desam Party (TDP), which has taken on the Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre for its failure to grant the Special Category Status to Andhra Pradesh and for its demand to implement the provisions of the AP Reorganisation Act, has opposed the bandh and has made a decision to not participate in it. It was promised to the state by the Congress government during the state bifurcation, and by the Bharatiya Janata Party before the 2014 elections.

Naidu had yesterday announced that he would observe a day-long fast on 20 April, his birthday, on the state's problems and the Centre's stand toward the State.

The Special Category Status has become the bone of contention between the Centre and state parties in Andhra. Reacting to this, the YSRC accused the Chief Minister of adopting "double standards".

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According to a report in The Times of India, state-run bus services (Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Services) were disrupted after "activists of Andhra Pradesh Pratyeka Hoda Sadhana Samithi along with Left parties blocked bus stations across the state" on Monday morning.

He said Naidu should understand that bandh was a form of a democratic protest and he had no right to oppose it.He alleged that the government has been issuing notices to those supporting the bandh, saying cases would be booked against them.

Earlier, the Jana Sena Party chief Pawan Kalyan had declared that he was snapping the alliance with N Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party (TDP). The Jana Sena Party president had also attacked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for saying that he had hurt the sentiments of the Andhra people by saying that special status can not be given a special status category.

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