Protests against bifurcation of the State continued on Wednesday across the district with students and other sections staging demonstrations in Guntur city and other towns. They reiterated that the decision to carve out Telangana should be taken back in view of the serious consequences entailed by it.
A large number of advocates staged a demonstration outside the District Courts Complex and pledged their support for the agitation for unified State.
Hunger strike by lawyers
They warned the Congress high command against dividing the State for deriving electoral gains and promised to extend legal assistance to those fighting against bifurcation if required. Relay hunger strike was staged by advocates who have been abstaining from duties for nearly a month.
Students of Acharya Nagarjuna University performed exercises on the NH-5 as part of their struggle for unified State. They held Sonia Gandhi and K. Chandrasekhar Rao responsible for uncertainty that gripped the State and vowed to keep the fight (against bifurcation) going till they realise their mistake and announce that the State will not be divided.
A large number of teachers let their dissent be known by blowing whistles at Hindu College Centre and demanded that the idea of dividing the State should be dropped lest the people revolt against the separatist forces.
Employees of different government departments staged demonstrations at important junctions under the leadership of APNGOs’ Association.