Lukewarm response to bandh call by TDP in Andhra Pradesh
Several leaders belonging to the TDP were taken into preventive custody and many senior leaders were put under house arrest to thwart their attempts to participate in the bandh, TDP sources claimed.
A senior official of the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation said bus services were not disrupted.
All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) national secretary B S Rambabu told PTI that there was no disruption to banking services in the state and all clearinghouses functioned normally.
Ruling YSR Congress Party workers on Tuesday allegedly ransacked offices of the TDP at Mangalagiri near here, Visakhapatnam and other places, alleging that a spokesperson of the opposition party made objectionable comments against Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in a press conference.
Condemning the attacks, TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu had called for a state-wide bandh today.
State Home Minister M Sucharitha, however, denied her party's involvement in the attacks.
Several YSRCP senior leaders and Ministers took exception to Pattabhi Ram's remarks against Jagan.
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