No permission given to Vijayawada MP for hunger strike: Police

Last Updated: Sunday, December 13, 2009 - 20:28

Hyderabad: No permission has been given to
Congress MP from Vijayawada L Rajagopal to observe his
proposed hunger strike here from tomorrow for a unified Andhra
Pradesh, police on Sunday said.

"So far no permission has been given for his (Rajagopal)
proposed hunger strike. We are collecting information.
Necessary action will be taken at an appropriate time. The
situation is being very closely monitored," Inspector General
of Police A R Anuradha told reporters.

Rajagopal, who is against creation of Telangana, had said
in Delhi that he would launch a hunger strike from Hyderabad

Some Congress leaders in the state opposed to the
proposed hunger strike by Rajagopal.

With protests by students and others in support of united
Andhra Pradesh entering third day in coastal districts of
Andhra and Rayalaseema regions, the police official appealed
the protesters not to come to Hyderabad as part of their
agitations, as the State Assembly resumes from tomorrow here.

Anuradha, who is also the official spokesperson of
Andhra Pradesh Police, said, "Our request is that the
protesters can approach the respective public representatives
and voice their concerns, who can discuss the issues in their


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First Published: Sunday, December 13, 2009 - 20:28

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