Parties agree not to hold meetings from Aug 12-23

Published: 09th August 2016 04:33 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th August 2016 04:33 AM   |  A+A-


VIJAYAWADA: Leaders of all political parties have agreed not to organise any protests and meetings during the ensuing Krishna Pushkarams from August 12 to 23. It was decided at an all-party meeting at the police commissionerate here on Monday.

City Police Commossioner Gautam Sawang had organised the meeting for cooperation from the political parties. He sought their support and contribution in delivering service to the coming pilgrims, mentioning that it is an opportunity once in 12 years.

Former YSRC party MLA Vangaveeti Radhakrishna said that members of all the parties have appealed to police not to cause any inconvenience to the public, especially to the residents of One Town area in the name of traffic diversions.

Malladhi Vishnu of Congress party mentioned that he had suggested to show alternatives for rythu bazar vendors without disturbing their daily earnings as city police have ordered to shut down the bazar during the Pushka-rams.

“All parties have agreed for the ban of meat and liquor and not to create any inconvenience to the public by organising political protests,” Donepudi Kasinath of CPM said.

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