TDP President N. Chandrababu Naidu along with his party workers was arrested in Ameerpet area here while staging a protest demonstration as part of the ’Bharat Bandh’ against price rise, which affected transport services in some parts of Andhra Pradesh. Mr. Naidu was shifted to Banjara Hills Police station.
Workers of various Opposition parties staged sit-ins in front of some bus depots in Khammam, Nalgonda, Ranga Reddy and Kadapa districts disrupting services of the Andhra Pradesh Road Transport Corporation, police said.
In Rajahmundhry, services of over 700 buses in nine depots have been cancelled as protestors stopped buses and organised agitations, an APSRTC official said.
However, train services in the state remained unaffected. .
“No disruption has been reported so far. We have neither rescheduled nor cancelled any of the trains in the region,” an official spokesperson of South Central Railways said.
All schools, colleges and universities in the city remained closed on Monday. While banks continued to function normally, petrol stations and cinema halls will remain shut till evening.
All the examinations of Osmania University scheduled on Monday have been postponed in view of the nationwide strike called by the NDA and Left parties separately.
Hyderabad Police Commissioner A K Khan said the situation in the city is normal and peaceful and no untoward incident has been reported so far.