Staff Reporter

VISAKHAPATNAM: A decision favourable to integrated Andhra Pradesh is expected in a day or two, Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development D. Purandeswari has assured students on fast at KGH.

The Minister spoke to the students over phone on Wednesday and told them that their feelings and contentions were being informed to the party high command.

A statement issued here in the evening said research scholars Sarat, Jagannadham Naidu, Surya Rao and students Raja Rao, Rama Rao and Narayana agreed to get treated after she spoke to them. Deputy Mayor K. Dorabbai, corporators K. Hanoku, Vijaychander, Gowri, Hanumanth and Bade and leaders Koyya Prasada Reddy, Sridhar Reddy and Satish Varma were present.

BSP leader demand

BSP Visakhapatnam Lok Sabha convener I.M. Ahmed has demanded that Union Minister for Human Resource Development D. Purandeswari and Rajya Sabha member T. Subbarami Reddy use their good offices to convey the feelings of people for Samaikya Andhra Pradesh to the party leadership in New Delhi or they should resign their posts and lead the movement on the lines of Vijayawada MP Lagadapati Rajagopal.