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On his birthday, Chandrababu Naidu begins 12-hour hunger strike demanding 'justice' for Andhra Pradesh

On his 69th birthday, Naidu chose not to celebrate his birthday and sat on a fast instead to protest against the alleged injustice meted out to the state due to the "non-implementation" of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk Amravati Updated on: April 20, 2018 13:55 IST
Chandrababu Naidu begins 12-hour hunger strike demanding

Chandrababu Naidu begins 12-hour hunger strike demanding 'justice' for Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday launched his day-long fast "Dharma Porata Deeksha" demanding justice for the state from the Centre, including the special category status. 

On his 69th birthday, Naidu chose not to celebrate his birthday and sat on a fast instead to protest against the alleged injustice meted out to the state due to the "non-implementation" of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014. 

Naidu began his fast in Vijayawada at 7 in the morning, after seeking the blessings of priests and religious leaders. 

Meanwhile, thirteen ministers of Naidu's Cabinet are also organising simultaneous hunger strikes in the districts for which they are in-charge ministers. The fast is being held in all the 13 districts of the state.

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