Telangana bundh hits normal life in AP

Police cane protesting students, fire tear gas

Telangana bundh hits normal life in AP

The bundh call given by  Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) was  supported by the Telangana Rashtra Samiti, BJP and Telangana Forum of Telugudesam Party (TDP).

Vehicular movement in Hyderabad and other districts were paralysed while educational institutions and business  establishments remained closed throughout the day.  Public transport largedly remained off the road. People who arrived at the Secunderabad railway station and the Mahatma Gandhi bus station here from outside the city faced difficulties in reaching their destinations as buses and auto rickshaws were not available. Trouble erupted at Osmania University when a group of students staged a protest against the arrest of TJAC chairman Prof Kodandaram. Police had a tough time quelling the crowd. They resorted to mild lathi charge  and fired tear gas shells.Street fights continued till evening.

Meanwhile, TRS legislator T Harish Rao and Nayani Narsimha Reddy were also arrested for taking out a cycle rally. 

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