AP Bandh Reside Udpates: Andhra Pradesh observes shutdown for particular standing demand

AMARAVATI: has called for a bandh on Monday to press for their demand of special category status to the state.
The opposition parties such as the YSR (), Congress and the Left parties have extended support to the shutdown call, but the ruling TDP has opposed it. Stay with us for live updates:

YSRCP leaders take out a bike rally in Vijayawada

* Vizag witnesses shutdown, RTC buses remain at depot

* Effects of bandh witnessed at Mylavaram in Krishna district

* Student associations stage protests at municipal schools in Vijayawada, ask school management to participate in bandh

* Film Chamber cancels screening of morning shows of the movies across the state to support state bandh

* Krishnaveni Wholesale Textile Dealers Association and workers of cloth markets in Vijayawada have announced support to the bandh call

* CM Naidu has asked police to ramp up security in the state

* Shops and establishments in the city are closed as trade unions including Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), All India Trade Unions Council (AITUC), YSR TUC and others are voluntarily participating in the bandh

* Chief minister N has said he will observe a day-long hunger strike on his birthday, April 20, in protest against the Centre‘s non-cooperation towards the state

* Activists of Pratyeka Hoda Sadhana Samithi along with Left parties have blocked bus stations across the state

* APSRTC services disrupted due to bandh

* Chief minister Chandrababu Naidu said bandhs were not welcome as they hamper development

* Left parties are protesting on National Highway 16 which connects Kolkata and Chennai

* buses will operate only till Andhra Pradesh state border due to the statewide bandh

*Communist Party of India (CPI), Communist Party of India Marxist (CPM), activists continue their protest on National Highway 16 near Pandit Nehru Bus Station

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