‘Mirchi Bajjis’ sold by teachers as a protest
APNGOs continued the seizure of Central government offices for the second consecutive day on Saturday. On the other hand, the teachers who are protesting against the bifurcation of the State, under the aegis of Headmasters and Teachers JAC at Kotagummam centre, prepared “mirchi bajjies” in support of Samaikyandhra in the camp. They shouted slogans that they would even live by making ‘mirchi bajjies’, but would not allow the State to be divided. The agitators who are taking up relay hunger strike under the aegis of the Rajahmundry Chamber of Commerce have demonstrated their protest by sweeping the roads near the main road.
Employees under the aegis of APNGOs are continuing their protests in front of RDO office. Teachers and staff of Lakshmi Narasapuram residential school took part in the relay hunger strike on Saturday. Municipal teacher and employees sat on a relay hunger strike under the aegis of Rajahmundry Municipal Corporation in front of the municipal corporation office. Regional Director, municipal administration, Ravindra Babu and Rajahmundry municipal commissioner V. Rajendra Prasad extended their solidarity.
They have forced private schools and banks to close, and tension prevailed at the Central Bank of India branch in Innispeta when employees were working after closing the doors from outside. Heated arguments took place between the bank employees and NGOs and normality prevailed when the bank employee tendered an apology to an NGO.
Later the protestors laid siege to Syndicate Bank and Ing Vysya Bank, and school benches were displaced in a private school as the management did not close the school. Employees of Animal husbandry JAC staged a protest with pet dogs at veterinary hospital near Devi Chowk.
Relay hunger strikes in support of Samaikyandhra are continuing in Rajahmundry. Teachers, employees, students and people’s organisations are running to repay hunger strike camps all over the city.
Relay hunger strikes in support of Samaikyandhra continue