Entire AP Furious on Modi #SpecialStatus
Protest for special status in AP has intensified against PM Narendra Modi’s silence on special status for AP state. Effigies of Modi are being burnt in many places in AP. An effigy was burnt in Jagadamba junction of Visakhapatnam on northern Andhra Aikya Vedika under CPM’s assistance. Opposition leaders protested in Vijayawada saying that the PM has betrayed people of AP. While Congress activists tried to burn an effigy of PM Modi near their party office, police stopped them, which aggravated the situation. The party leader Devineni Nehru fired on Modi for deceiving people in Andhra Pradesh. Congress activists in Srikakulam also conducted dharna and demanded immediate announcement on special status from the Prime Minister.
YCP activists protested in various parts of AP protesting against Modi’s betrayal.CPI activists held rasta-roko in Rajahmundry, shouting slogans against Narendra Modi. Special status sadhana Samithi convenor Karem Shivaji staged Jala Deeksha by submerging half his body in water at Pushkar Ghat in Rajahmundry. When Karem Shivaji spoke to media, he said that agitation will continue until Modi announces special status to Andhra Pradesh.