Andhra BJP jumps into farmers’ padyatra for Amaravati – Amaravati News

Leaders who’re collaborating within the protest march embody BJP nationwide basic secretary Daggubati Purandareswari, state unit president Somu Veerraju, MP Sujana Choudhary, and former state unit president Kanna Lakshminarayana. BJP cadre are additionally becoming a member of the agitation in giant numbers.

The transfer on the BJP’s half comes round 20 days after the Amaravati area farmers launched into their round 45-day protest march dubbed as ‘courtroom to temple’ march to oppose the present state authorities’s strikes to trifurcate the capital metropolis – legislature in Amaravati, Executive in Visakhapatnam, and Judiciary in Kurnool.

Party sources hinted that the state unit jumped into motion solely after occasion chief and Union Home Minister Amit Shah chided them on their indifference to the difficulty. The Home Minister had visited Andhra Pradesh final week to chair the Southern Zonal Council Meet in Tirupati.

Speaking to media in Vijayawada earlier than leaving for Nellore district, occasion leaders Purandareswari and Veerraju introduced their occasion’s help to the Amaravati farmers’ agitation. They stated that the BJP has beforehand dedicated to the thought of Amaravati as the only state capital.

They had been additionally essential of the curbs being positioned on the farmers as they make their solution to Tirupati.

The ‘mahapadyatra’ by Amaravati farmers started on November 1. They have been persevering with their marketing campaign for greater than 650 days to protest in opposition to the State authorities’s plans for trifurcation of the State Capital.

Amaravati Parirakshana Samithi and Amaravati Joint Action Committee (JAC) are organising the foot march. The members stroll 10-15 km day by day over 45 days to achieve Sri Venkateswara temple at Tirumala.

Passing by the districts of Gunturu, Prakasam, Nellore, and Chittoor, the protest march will cowl 70 main villages earlier than culminating round mid-December on the temple metropolis of Tirupati.

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