Andhra Pradesh Bandh Live updates: Pratyeka Hoda Sadhana Samithi demands special status for AP

16 Apr , 2018 , 09:43 AM
Source: ANI
Source: ANI

A state-wide bandh has begun in Andhra Pradesh on Monday called by the Andhra Pradesh Pratyeka Hoda Saadhana Samiti over the demand of Special Status for the state.

The opposition parties such as the YSR Congress (YSRC), Congress and the Left parties have extended support to the shutdown call, but the ruling TDP has opposed it.

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP), which has been agitating for the Special Category Status and implementation of the provisions of the AP Reorganisation Act, has opposed it and not taking part in the protest. 

Reportedly, the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation buses to operate only till Andhra Pradesh state border on Monday due to the statewide bandh.

Live updates:

# 09:16 AM: Tirupati: Motorcycle set ablaze near RTC bus stand during statewide bandh called in #AndhraPradesh over the demand of #SpecialStatus for the state 

# 07:22 AM: West Godavari: Early morning visuals of the statewide bandh called in Andhra Pradesh over the demand of #SpecialStatus for the state. Opposition parties have extended support to the bandh called by Andhra Pradesh Pratyeka Hoda Saadhana Samiti.

# 07:19 AM: Statewide bandh called by Andhra Pradesh Pratyeka Hoda Saadhana Samiti over demand of #SpecialStatus for the state. Opposition parties such as YSR Congress Party, Congress & Left parties have extended support to bandh. Early morning visuals from Anantpur.

# 06:54 AM: Opposition parties such as YSR Congress Party, Congress and Left parties have extended support to the bandh. Visuals from Vijayawada. 

# 06:46 AM: Andhra Pradesh Pratyeka Hoda Saadhana Samiti called for a statewide bandh today over #SpecialStatus for the state. Opposition parties such as YSR Congress Party, Congress and Left parties have extended support to the bandh.

# 06:25 AM: Opposition parties such as YSR Congress Party, Congress and Left parties have extended support to the bandh. 

First Published: Monday, April 16, 2018 07:52 AM
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