Communist bandh in AP evokes mixed response

ap-bandhThe state wide bandh called by the Communist Party of India demanding special status to Andhra Pradesh evokes mixed response.

Despite the YSRCP and Congress extended their support to CPI, the band effect was poor in the state. Some shops, business establishments and educational institutions remained closed in few parts of the state. Petrol bunks were also closed in several towns in all 13 districts. Police lathicharge on students and CPI leaders in Vishakhapatnam. Bandh was compe in YSR Kadapa district.

Buses were off the roads in many parts East Godavari, West Godavari, Visakhapatnam, Prakasam, Krishna, Guntur, Kurnool, Kadapa, Anantapur and Chittoor districts.