Telangana paraylses life in Andhra region faced a shutdown on Tuesday in pursuance to a 48-hour bandh call given by the pro-separate state elements even as more resignations continued to mount pressure on the Congress high command to take a call on Telangana.
In Hyderabad too, the bandh was near total with the streets wearing a deserted look and shops downing shutters.
Violence in the OU was the arrest of rebel Telangana TDP MLA Janardhan Reddy Nagami triggered by the police while trying to enter the campus shortly before noon. In protest against this, some students gathered about 100 near the Faculty of Arts. Anticipating trouble, police closed College Entrance near Vidyanagar responded to the students throwing stones at security forces. Three rounds of tear gas grenades fired to disperse the students.
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The day also saw the TRS and other Telangana activists target those ministers and MLAs from the region who did not submit their resignations, in particular Danam Nagender, Mukesh Goud, Marri Shashidhar Reddy and P Shankar Rao, all of whose residences in the city were turned into fortresses. But unable to bear the heat, textiles minister Shankar Rao faxed his resignation to the deputy speaker by noon.
In New Delhi, after their near-two hour meeting with AICC general secretary in-charge of AP Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday morning, the group of Congress MPs and MLAs said they have been told to stay put for another round of talks after Azad discusses the situation with the Congress top brass. As a result, the stalemate on the vexed Telangana issue continues.
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