Andhra Pradesh News on August 22, 2013
August 22, 2013 - Hyderabad
- Puttaparthi MLA Palle Raghunadha Reddy's indefinite fast in support of a united Andhra has entered day 4 today. Despite an alarming dip in his sugar levels, Raghunadha Reddy is adamant to continue the fast.
- Rajya Sabha member of the Telugu Desam party Nandamuri Harikrishna has submitted his resignation letter to the Rajya Sabha Chairman today. It is known that he had earlier announced his resignation protesting the bifurcation of the state decision.
- Fishermen at the Gangavaram port in Visakhapatnam are holding agitations against the bifurcation of the state. MLA Chintalapudi Ramana is leading the protest.
- Doctors and medical staff at Ruia hospital in Tirupati have joined the strike demanding the centre to roll back the bifurcation decision.