This Sankranti, Amaravati started Bhogi celebrations by continuing their protest against the Andhra Pradesh (A.P.,) Government.
Farmers and citizens of Amaravati are protesting against the Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) for proposing 3 State capitals.
Under the Capital Conservation Committee, the leaders set up a bonfire in a private place near Benz Circle in Vijayawada.
Chandrababu Naidu,the President of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP,) also attended the event organised at Benz Circle, Vijayawada.
Chandrababu Naidu addressed the media and challenged Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy for a fresh elections and said. “If people still support him I will quit politics.”
Kesineni Nani, Gadde Rammohan Rao, Devineni Uma, Bode Prasad, Bachula Arjunudu, Ashok Babu, Varla Ramaiah, Janasena leader Rajani and others also attended the ceremony where they burnt the report of G.N. Rao Committee and the Boston Consulting Group (BCG.)
Amaravati farmers are protesting against the State Government since 4 weeks and wool continue until the State Government Withdraws the proposal of 3 capitals.
The Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, the Chief Minister of A.P.,proposed Amaravati, Visakhapatnam and Kurnool to be the State capitals.
However a final decision regarding the same is yet to be made.
Stay tuned for further updates.