As part of intensifying the Samaikyandhra movement, employees of the Andhra Pradesh Southern Power Distribution Company Limited (APSPDCL) have served a notice stating that they would participate in the 48-hour strike from the midnight of Wednesday.

In all likelihood, this would affect the supply of electricity to domestic and industrial sectors in the next two days.

Cautioning people on drinking water supply, Commissioner of Kakinada Municipal Corporation V. Ravi Kumar, in a statement here, stated that drinking water supply would be depending on availability of power in the next two days, and advised people not to waste water. He, however, ensured supply of water once in a day for the next two days even in the worst case.

Meanwhile, agitations continued for the 44th consecutive day with employees of the Agriculture Department participating in a blood donation camp and officials of various departments extending solidarity to the agitating members of the JAC of employees, teachers, and workers. The blood donation camp was conducted at Krushi Bhavan, in which the Agriculture Department employees and farmers donated blood. The Rotary Blood Bank conducted the camp. Agitation camps by the JAC and teachers in front of the Collectorate continued. Various skits woven around the Samaikyandhra theme were performed by students.