Mala Mahanadu president Karem Sivaji has deferred his indefinite hunger strike from September 30 after the State SC Corporation agreed to provide funds under the special component plan. The SC leader said he would go on fast if the corporation failed to make available the promised funds by October-end. Mr. Sivaji has represented to Chief Minister K. Rosaiah demanding Rs.1,000-crore package under the SC special component plan.

– Special Correspondent