Rajahmundry: The protagonists of Samaikyandhra vowed to fight until they realise that the state remains united and castigated the Congress leadership for paying no attention even after all sections of people are taking part in the agitation for several days opposing any proposed bifurcation of the state in Godavari districts on Friday.
In Rajahmundry, a large number of students led by private educational institutions joint action committee took out a massive rally and gathered near Kambhala Tank and squatted on the road and formed a human chain affecting vehicular traffic.
They rendered Telugu patriotic song Ma Telugu Thalliki Mallepu Danda in unison and took oath to continue their fight to keep the state united.
Students from municipal corporation schools staged a demonstration carrying a tri-colour measuring nearly 200 ft in length.
Telugu Desam organised an auto-rickshaw rally and it was inaugurated by its leader and film actor M. Murali Mohan.
Addressing the agitators, Murali Mohan flayed the Congress leadership for failing to resolve the issue when Andhra Pradesh was facing odd times with lakhs of people hitting the roads protesting against its decision on Telangana.
He said that the people in Seemandhra were ready to wage a relentless battle against the Congress in order to keep the state united. He predicted that in the event of state getting bifurcated, the Congress would lose its moorings in both the Seemandhra and Telangana regions.
TD state general secretary Gorantla Butchaiah Choudhary felt the need to bifurcate the state only after resolving the status of Hyderabad amicably.
YSR Congress leaders organised cock-fights at Kotagummam Centre blaming the Congress president Sonia Gandhi for failing to act when the state is in turmoil.
Several pensioners took out a rally from Three Town police station and later submitted a representation in a symbolic manner to the statue of Potti Sriramulu to keep the state united. Students from Aditya Degree College donated blood in a mega blood donation camp.