Fri, Feb 05, 2016, 10:26 AM
Former minister and leader of Kapu community Mudragada Padmanabham and his wife began indefinite hunger strike at their home in Kirlampudi in East Godavari district. Mudragada demanded that Kapu reservation GO should be passed within 40 days and Rs. 18,000 crores should be earmarked for welfare of Kapus in the state. Meanwhile, police under the supervision of SP Raviprakash, has arranged tight bandobust. Section 144 has been clamped in the district besides not allowing entry to those who would like to join the agitation.