Hyderabad: The Mahabubnagar district bandh called by Telangana Rashtra Samithi in protest against AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu’s letter to Central Water Commission against Palamuru Irrigation project.
TRS leaders, activists, farmers and representatives of different NGOs participate in the protest held across the districts on Friday. The shops and establishment, educational institutions and petrol bunks remained closed. The bus services too remained crippled as 975 buses of Achampet, Nagar Kurnool, Kalwakurthy, Shad Nagar, Kollapur, Mahabubnagar, Gadwal, Wanaparthy and Narayanpet depots were off the road. Led by MLA Srinivas Goud, the TRS activists staged a dharna near Mahabubnagar bus stand.
Meanwhile, speaking to media persons TRS MP Jithender Reddy strongly opposed the stand taken by Naidu over Palamuru project. He said Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao would complete the Palamuru project at any cost. (INN)