Hyderabad: Normal life was disrupted in the
Telangana region on Monday due to a bandh called by the Telangana
Joint Action Committee. The shutdown has been called to protest police action against MPs
and MLAs during Saturday`s rail rook.
Public transport system was hit and educational
institutions were closed besides most of the commercial
establishments, banks and offices.
Many leaders, including those from the ruling Congress,
were arrested under various provisions of the Railway
Protection Act during the rail roko agitation.
While the impact of the bandh was partial in Hyderabad
city, it was almost complete in the remaining Telangana
region. Autorickshaws are off the roads from midnight for 24
hours in support of the bandh.
Buses belonging to the state-owned Road Transport
Corporation (RTC) are operating partially in the region.
However, no reports of disruption of train services has been
Fearing attacks by protesters, police stopped the buses
coming from Andhra region to Hyderabad Andhra-Telangana
No untoward incident has been reported so far.