ANDHRA PRADESH

BJP leader ends fast



Correspondent

MAHABUBNAGAR: Bharatiya Janata Party district president T. Achary called off his fast unto death on Tuesday following the assurance given by Transco divisional electrical engineer that his department would take steps to prevent crops drying up due to shortage of power supply.

BJP state president N. Indra Sena Reddy offered Mr. Achary a glass of lemon juice.

Mr. Achary had been on fast unto death since March 11 at Kalwakurhty town demanding uninterrupted power supply to farm sector for nine hours a day.

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