GULBARGA: State Government’s Youth Award-winner Nagalingaiah Mathpathi observed a 12-hour fast from 6 a.m. near the Deputy Commissioner’s Office here on Tuesday, Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary, to protest against the delay in amending the Article 371 of the Constitution to provide special status for the Hyderabad Karnataka region. He later submitted a memorandum, addressed to Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, to the district authorities.

— Special Correspondent

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