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AP: Cong, left plan to hold protests ahead of PM Modi's visit today

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and left parties are planning to hold protests against Narendra Modi's visit. They have also announced state-wide protests with empty vessels.

is scheduled to visit on Sunday. It is the Prime Minister's first visit to the state after the (TDP) pulled out of the BJP-led NDA last year.

Earlier on Saturday, anti-posters surfaced in the state. However, it is yet to be ascertained who put up those posters.

Some of the posters read '#NoMoreModi #ModiIsAMistake', 'Never Again', among others.

on Saturday gave a clarion call to his workers to hold Gandhian protests during Modi's visit to the state on Sunday.

While speaking to his party leaders through a teleconference, Naidu said: "Tomorrow is a dark day. Prime Minister Modi is coming to witness the injustice that was done to Andhra Pradesh by him. Modi is weakening the states and constitutional institutions. PMO's intervention in Rafael is disrespect to the nation. We will do peaceful Gandhian protests with yellow and black shirts and balloons."

The since long has been demanding implementation of special category status for the state.

Prime Minister Modi will address a public meeting titled 'Praja Chaitanya Sabha' at Etukuru bypass road near Guntur city on February 10.

To boost of the country, he will dedicate to the nation 1.33 MMT Visakhapatnam Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) facility of the (ISPRL).

Vashishta & S1 development project located in the Krishna-Godavari (KG) Offshore Basin in Andhra Pradesh will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister.

He will lay the foundation stone for setting up a new terminal of (BPCL) at Krishnapatnam.

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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 03:21 IST