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Chandrababu to sit on fast in Delhi on Monday

IANS  |  Amaravati 

Minister will undertake a day-long fast in on Monday, seeking special category status for the state and fulfilment of other commitments made by the Centre at the time of state's bifurcation.

will begin the 'Dharma Porata Deeksha' at the Bhavan at 8 a.m. after paying tributes to at Raj Ghat.

The (TDP) is likley to be joined by his cabinet colleagues, MPs, state legislators, and leaders of students and employees groups and mass organisations.

Leaders of various non-Bharatiya (BJP) parties are likely to visit the Andhra Bhavan to express their solidarity with Naidu, the Minister's Office said.

A large number of protesters from has already reached the national capital. The hired two special trains to ferry people to

will also submit a memorandum to on February 12.

The has participated in 'Dharma Porata Deeksha' in 11 districts of Andhra Pradesh so far.

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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 23:54 IST
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