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AP CM directs Ministers, party MLAs to join April 20 protest

Press Trust of India  |  Amaravati 

: Minister N Chandrababu today directed his Cabinet colleagues, party legislators and cadre to observe a day's fast along with him on April 20 to protest the Centre's 'injustice' to the state.

The Minister had last week announced that he would observe a day-long fast on his birthday.

Addressing the coordination committee meeting here, said he would observe the fast in and asked 13 ministers to lead the protest in each district.

The remaining nine ministers would sit on fast along with the minister in

"All MLAs and in-charges of 175 Assembly segments should organise mass hunger-strike in their respective constituencies in solidarity with my fast," the TDP chief said.

He also directed the party leaders to organise bicycle rallies in all constituencies from April 21 to highlight his government's 'victories.'

Public meetings should be held in all constituency headquarters, he added.

"There has been an unprecedented development in the state in the last four years but we could not proportionately register it among the public," remarked.

The TDP supremo dubbed the opposition YSR a 'fake' party.

"Fake photos, fake videos, fake propaganda... their itself is fake," he remarked, referring to a video reportedly circulated in over a police lathicharge.

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 19:25 IST