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Teachers donate blood for united AP

DC | 20th Sep 2013
Teachers donate blood at a blood donation camp held at RDO office in Anantapur on Thursday.  — DC
Teachers donate blood at a blood donation camp held at RDO office in Anantapur on Thursday. — DC

Anantapur: Teachers Joint Action Committee has organised a blood donation camp at RDO Office near Clock Tower centre as part of ongoing agitation against the decision to bifurcate the state, here on Thursday.

More than 100 teachers and leaders of JACTO donated blood demanding the Centre to withdraw its decision to divide the state.

JACTO leaders B. Narasimhulu and K. Harikrishna alleged the Centre had no concern over the seriousness of agitation and the ministers, MPs and MLAs were sticking to their posts instead of joining the people’s agitation.

Referring to the steps on preparation of T-note, the JACTO leaders lamented that Seemandhra ministers have been failed to mount pressure on the Centre to reverse the decision.

Meanwhile normal life  was paralysed on 51st consecutive day following the voluntary participation of people from all sections of life in the region.

More than 2,500 APSRTC buses were confined to their depots since 50 days with RTC joining indifinite strike paralysing the transport system.

People have to depend on autorickshaws and private vehicles to reach their destinations by paying exorbitant fares.

The JACs of APNGOs association, teachers and RTC employees picketed the Central government offices and banks at all parts of Anantapur, Kurnool and Kadapa district on Thursday.

The Samaikyandhra JAC activists staged a protest at BSNL office, district postal office and Banks and forced to close them as part of protest.

In Sri Krishnadevarya University, the  JAC activists picketed banks existed in the varsity and closed them.

Transactions were paralysed at Central government offices on Thursday as the agitators focussed on mounting pressure on the Centre.

The Student Federation took out a rally holding with the books as part of protest at main roads of Anantapur.

Zilla parishad employees staged a protest at their office standing on single leg.

The government junior college lecturers expressed their protest on their knees at Pottisriramulu statue near Clock Tower centre shouting slogans against the Union government.


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