Telugu Desam Party extend support to protest on special category status issue

Vastavam web: The Telugu Desam Party has decided to extend support to the National Highways blockade programme called by the opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh tomorrow seeking special category status to the state.”Organisers of the agitation requested our support and the party chief (Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu) consented to it in the interests of the state,” TDP AP unit president K Kala Venkat Rao told party leaders during a teleconference tonight.Naidu, whose party, the TDP, quit the BJP-led NDA over the special category status issue, earlier called for a people’s movement “till justice is done to the state.”

As a first step, the Chief Minister extended his government’s support to the statewide ‘National Highways blockade programme called by the opposition parties.
Rao said the protests would be organised peacefully in solidarity with TDP MPs who have been fighting in New Delhi to protect the state s interests.”Sit-in protests and meetings will be organised in all assembly constituencies across the state,” Rao said.