Students of Veda Pathasala perform ‘japa,’ 'Veda parayanam' for unified State
People of various associations and from various sections raised their voice against the division of the State in myriad ways here on Thursday.
In addition to the regular relay fasts, processions and dharnas, the students of the Veda Pathasala performed ‘japa’ for Samaikyandhra. The students performed ‘japa’ and ‘Veda parayanam’ in solidarity to their gurus the purohits and employees of the Kanakadurga Temple at Arundal Chowltry in One Town. Fruit merchants downed the shutters of the shops in the Kedareswarpet Mango Market to observe bandh. The shop owners and workers did ‘Vanta varpu’ and shared a meal.
Employees of Animal Husbandry department created a scene of Mahatma Gandhi and his three-monkey story in the relay fast camp in front of the Joint Director’s Office.
The vinyl hoarding of a cow cut into half with the second half containing the udder labelled as Telangana captured the imagination of the passers-by.
Members of the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) JAC conducted a blood donation camp with all the employees donating blood for the unity of the State. Members of the Psychiatrist Association took part in the relay hunger strike at the Indian Medical Association Hall. Doctors of different specialities have been taking turns to participate in the relay fast as per the programme chalked out by the IMA.
The doctors and employees of different hospitals have been taking out rallies again by turn to register their protest against the proposal to divide the State.
The Mahila Wing of YSR Congress Vijayawada Central Constituency launched a relay fast at Lenin Centre. The mahila activists of the party took out a rally in support of their leader Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy who was on an indefinite fast in jail.