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Protests continue against AP bifurcaation

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Police firing teargas shells to stop pro-Telangana students of Osmania University in Hyderabad on Saturday.photo:pti
Police firing teargas shells to stop pro-Telangana students of Osmania University in Hyderabad on Saturday.photo:pti

Protests against the decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh continued in coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions of the state on Sunday.

Pro-united Andhra Pradesh supporters including scores of students and members of different organisations took to streets supporting the Samaikyandhra movement, which has been going on in 13 districts of Seemandhra region for over one month.

As part of the Samaikyandhra agitation, protesters raised slogans in support of united Andhra Pradesh and took out massive rallies, formed human chains in Kurnool, Anantapur, East Godavari and other districts.

Scores of students participated in human chain in Guntur district. In Vizianagaram district, TDP workers sweeped the streets while in Kurnool, protesters participated in cultural activities on the roads.

Agitators held rasta-roko on Bangalore highway in Anantapur district resulting in stranding of vehicles on a long stretch.PTI


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