Cops foil special status seekers’ rally in Vijayawada

Dharna Chowk reverberated here on Monday with the slogans ‘Special Status-Andhraites Right’.

‘Special Status-Bifurcation Rights Achievements Samithi’ organised ‘Chalo Assembly’ program demanding that the Centre accord special status to Andhra Pradesh State. Left parties, YSRCP, Aam Aadmi, Lok Satta and several students unions extended their support to the program.

The police detained the agitators, who started as a rally from Vijayawada Dharna Chowk to Assembly. Speaking on the occasion, CPM state executive committee member Baburao stated that they will continue their fight till the assurances given in bifurcation Act were fulfilled. (NSS)