Member of Parliament (MP), J.C.Diwakar Reddy continued his protest at Tadipatri police station, demanding driving away of the inmates from Prabhodananda ashram at Chinna Podimela. Ananthapur Superintendent of Police (SP) and district Collector are at present inside the ashram talking to the 2,000 odd inmates, coaxing them to leave the place. They arranged about 80 buses for the followers to leave. But the inmates are refusing to budge. They threatened to commit mass suicide. In view of this high security has been arranged in and around the ashram.