Three years for KCR hunger strike as ‘Deeksha Divas’

Least bothered about his life, TRS president K.ChandrShekar Rao took to indefinite fast and compelled the Union Government to come out with a statement on Telangana on this day which is named as ‘Deeksha Divas’ .

Marking the third anniversary of party president K Chandrasekhar Rao’s landmark fast that was launched on the same day in the 2009, Telangana Rashtra Samithi organized a ‘Deeksha Divas’ in all the Party district headquarters on Thursday. In Hyderabad the programme held in dharna chowk near Indira Park. Greater Hyderabad TRS chief and former MLA T Padma Rao participated for the deeksha. TRS floor leader in the Assembly Etela Rajender and other key leaders besides members of TJAC such as Prof.Kodandaram, Mallepalli Lakshmaiah, V Srinivas Goud, and G Deviprasad also attended.

KCR in 2009 went on hunger strike for the cause of Telangana , broke his 11-day-old hunger strike after the Centre accepted his demand for a separate Telangana state. Rao broke his fast after accepting a glass of juice from TRS ideologue Jayashankar at the Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences . But  he had to face criticism from others as he tried to end it on the first day itself later continued on Telangana students pressure.