Andhra Pradesh bandh: State-run bus services suspended, educational institutions shut

Published: 08th February 2018 11:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th February 2018 11:37 AM  

An opposition-sponsored bandh began this morning in Andhra Pradesh where state-run bus services have been suspended and educational institutions shut. (Photo: EPS)
Opposition parties are enforcing the day-long bandh to protest the 'failure' of the Centre to implement the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014. (Photo: EPS)
Parallel to this, the ruling Telugu Desam has been organising rallies across the state in solidarity with its MPs 'fighting in Parliament to secure the state's rights'. IN PIC: TDP MP's protesting outside the Parliament house in New Delhi. (Photo: EPS/Shekhar yadav)
TDP’s decision to hit the streets came in the evening after YSRC chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and Pawan Kalyan endorsed the bandh. (Photo: EPS)
Jagan Mohan Reddy, who is in Nellore district as part of his padayatra, has suspended his walkathon for the day and appealed to the people to make the bandh a success. (Photo: EPS)
School, colleges will remain closed as government has declared a holiday. Petrol Stations will remain closed till afternoon. Commercial establishments likely to be closed and Petrol tankers will go off the roads due to bandh. (Photo: EPS)
IN PIC: A bus depot bears a deserted look owning to the state wide bandh. (Photo: EPS)
IN PIC: Left parties and YSRCP activists participate in bandh demanding special status for AP in Rajahmundry on Thursday. (Photo: EPS)
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