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Tension in Vijaywada after Jagan`s arrest

Following the arrest of Kadapa MP Jaganmohan Reddy in disproportionate assets case this evening, YSR Congress leaders and workers staged dharnas at different places in the city and threatened to call for bandh.



Vijayawada: Following the arrest of Kadapa MP Jaganmohan Reddy in disproportionate assets case this evening, YSR Congress leaders and workers staged dharnas at different places in the city and threatened to call for bandh in the city on Monday.

Tension prevailed here following Jagan`s arrest and some of the YSR Congress party leaders were picked up as a precautionary measure, police said.

Deputy Commissioner of Police Ravindranadh Babu said that the situation in the city was under control and some of the leaders and workers from YSR Congress had been taken into custody.

Additional forces have been deployed at sensitive places, police said.
State transport officials said they were monitoring the situation in view of the protests.

Deputy Chief Traffic Manager (Vijayawada Urban) Nagendra Prasad said 50 per cent of the bus services had been cancelled as a precautionary measure.

PTI

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