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Telangana bandh continues on the second day

July 6, 2011
Hyderabad

The 48-hour Telangana bandh is continuing on the second day today. As part of the bandh today, the Telangana Doctors JAC will withhold all medical services except emergency services in the Telangana region today. Telangana Doctors JAC chairman Dr. B Ramesh speaking to the media, demanded that the Telangana bill be placed in the parliament.

The APSRTC services will not run today because of the bandh. MMTC train services will resume from 12pm onwards. The Singareni employees who offered solidarity with the bandh will not resume the work today.

Highlights of the bandh on second day

Telangana Congress MPs meet at Sukhender Reddy's residence

The Telangana Congress MPs met at the residence of MP Gutha Sukhender Reddy in New Delhi today. The meeting is to discuss the latest political scenario in the state on the account of Telangana bandh and the resignation of several public representatives in the last couple of days. The MPs are scheduled to meet Congress in-charge for state affairs Ghulam Nabi Azad at 11am. MP's Manda Jagannatham and Siricilla Rajaiah told the media that they are returning to Hyderabad as they don't have any thing new to say to the party's central leadership.

Telangana comes to a standstill yesterday

The bandh which started yesterday was mostly peaceful, except for the clash between the Osmania University students and the police at the OU campus. Suspended TDP leader Nagam Janardhan Reddy was arrested yesterday for trying to enter the OU campus, while some of the TDP leaders were taken into custody for violating the 144 section and staging a dharna at Gun Park. All TRS, BJP and CPI MLAs tendered their resignations yesterday.

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