The government issued as many as 29 orders on Tuesday scrapping more than that number of cases booked in several police stations in Warangal district against students and others for “offences” committed during the agitations for formation of Telanagana state.

The orders, which will benefit nearly 200 students (most of them belonging to Kakatiya University and Regional Engineering College), have come out in fulfilment of the promise made by the government following representations by student organisations and political parties.

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