Sarpanches to go on fast on January 30

HYDERABAD: Members of the Andhra Pradesh Sarpanches’ Association will go on fast on January 30, to coincide with Mahatma Gandhi’s anniversary. It is to protest against ‘cheating’ by Chief Minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy for not implementing their 32 demands as promised.

Y. Babu Rajendra Prasad, MLC and founder of the association in a statement here on Saturday said that all 21,943 sarpanches in the State would go on fast in front of Gandhi statues in all the Assembly constituencies in the State.

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