Dharnas and Rallies to Protest Modi’s AP Visit
Dharnas and rallies were organized in Visakhapatnam opposing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the city today.
CPM and CPI activists held a rally from the railway station to DRM office where they staged a dharna. The left party leaders JV Satyanarayana Murthy and Ch Narasinga Rao said BJP didn’t implement even a single promise made at the time of bifurcation.
Pratyeka Hoda and Vibhajana Hameela Sadhana Samiti JAC, in association with employees’ association, started an indefinite strike at Gandhi statue near GVMC office.
Sadhana Samiti president Chalasani Srinivas said railway zone inclusive of KK line should be announced. He also said rallies and dharnas will be continued till Modi fulfils all the promises made according to bifurcation act.
APJAC Chairman Bopparaju Venkateswarlu said that the agitations would get intensified if Modi wouldn’t fulfil his promises.
TDP workers led by MLA Vasupalli Ganesh Kumar continued relay hunger strike as part of the ‘Modi go back’ agitation on day two.
Sunil Kumar Balasaria, president of Visakhapatnam TDP north Indian committee, said everyone should support Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu as he is trying to develop the state with very fewer funds getting from the centre.