Film critic Kathi Mahesh the bandh call was given by the Left parties, protesting raw deal meted out to AP in the Union Budget.
Speaking on the occasion, Kathi Mahesh has slammed the BJP-led NDA government for doing injustice to people of Andhra Pradesh by not fulfilling the promises made in the AP Reorganisation Act. He criticised the TDP for fooling people and not pressuring the centre for last 4 years. He also slammed at Modi for not speaking much on AP in his speech in parliament.
Mahesh has stated that he will continue to fight along with political parties till the assurances are realised. He urged people to protest against TDP and BJP.
YSRCP, Janasena and Congress have extended support to the bandh.