Bandh continues in Amaravathi, surrounding villages
The following day of announcement of three capitals for Andhra Pradesh, the villages around Amaravathi are closed as the JAC called for bandh. All the shops , business establishments are closed . The political JAC has considerd the lathi charge against women as serious issue and appealed the public to participate in bandh. The villagers decided not to sell drinking water and food items. to the police. Apartfrom this, the farmers protests reached 35th day opposing the shifting of state capital Amaravati.
With this most of the villages in the region here wore a deserted look with the police pickets and bandobasth on roads. The locals announced that they would observe noncooperation with the police and would not sell even water for them. More numbers of police were seen in the capital city region.On the other side tension prevailed in Dondapadu village in Tulluru mandal, when some unknown persons set on fire and damaged the late chief minister Y S Rajasekhar Reddy statue opposing setting up of three capitals in the state. Based on the information,the police rushed to spot and inquired about the incident.