AP Special Status: Congress Member Attempts Suicide
While protesting for allotment of special status to AP, in Tirupathi, a Congress party member attempted to suicide, which aggravated the situation. An activist named Koti lit himself afire after pouring kerosene all over his body, demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh. He shouted slogans for the same. Other present at the spot immediately set the fire dire and admitted Koti to Ruia hospital. Since Koti suffered 70% burns, his position is reportedly critical. Congress leaders and activists were dismayed by the unexpected incident. Actor, BJP leader Sivaji on the other hand requested people not to do such kind of things anymore and suggested that they should achieve special status by fighting against them.