Hyderabad: The Bharat Bandh by various farmer organizations to protest against the new agricultural laws evoked tremendous response in Telangana state on Tuesday, with shutters of shops and business establishments, towing of TSRTC bus depots and national highways of ministers and TRS leaders Roko was limited to staging. Across the state.
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, while supporting the Bharat Bandh, appealed to all sections of the society to express solidarity with the agitating farmers in New Delhi.
In the then Medak district, farmers’ organizations, TRS, Congress and Left party leaders organized sit-ins at various important junctions across the district.
Also, in Nalgonda district, all 739 TRSRTC buses were confined to their respective depots, when members of the Left parties staged a protest in front of the main gates of the bus depots at Nalgonda, Devarakonda, Miryalaguda, Narketpally, Suryapet, Kodad and Yadagirigutta.
Energy Minister G. Jagdish Reddy led a rally of 2,000 tractors, which started from Tekumtala and would culminate in the Maha Dharna on Jangan Cross roads on National Highway 65. TRS activists also took out our bike rally in many parts of the district.
In Patancheru, MLA Gudem Mahipal Reddy put farmers and activists on a strike on NH-65 near Patancheru.
In addition, the TSRTC was closed and peaceful with buses off the roads. TRS activists led by MLA Diwakar Rao and several farmer unions gathered in front of the Mancherial bus depot and raised slogans against the center.
Chennur MLA Balka Suman extended solidarity to the agitating farmers who staged Rasta roko at Hyderabad-Mancherial Rajiv Rahadari at Indraram Junction. The legislator said that the new agricultural laws will have a devastating effect on the agricultural sector in the country.
Also in Warangal district, business establishments, banks and other shops remained closed due to a nationwide bandh. TRS leaders including Minister Errabeli Dayakar Rao and MLAs staged a towing stop near Kazipet on the Hyderabad-Warangal highway, protesting against anti-farmer laws enforced by the Modi government.
In Khammam district, farmers and activists of TRS and Left parties took to the streets to support the Bharat Bandh.TRS cadres took out a huge bike rally in Khammam city supporting the bandh. Transport Minister P. Ajay Kumar, MP Nama Nageswara Rao is scheduled to join the protest in the city.In Nizamabad situation of taking out rallies with the leaders of the ruling party and sitting in front of the bus riots was similar.