AP Chief Minister appeals Padmanabham to Stop Hunger Strike

June 09, 2016 17:37
AP Chief Minister appeals Padmanabham to Stop Hunger Strike

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has urged Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham to withdraw his Deeksha and co-operate with the government keeping in view the interests of the state.  

Mudragada Padmanabham launched an indefinite hunger strike on Thursday seeking reservations to Kapu community and release of all those arrested in the Tuni train burning case.

Speaking to media on Thursday, Chandrababu said that “AP is already amidst a lot of issues, yet the government is taking necessary measures for the welfare of Kapus citing the examples of Kapu Welfare Committee constituted, Rs 1000 crore allotted for the welfare and development of the community.”

Kapu agitation started in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh with massive agitation by the community for 'reservation' . It situation turned violent after that destruction of public property and this caused grievous injuries to the police and railway personnel.

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By M. Divya Shri

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Kapu Agitation  Padmanabham  Hunger Strike