With the Amaravati farmers’ protest taking violent form with each passing day, support from all ends of political spectrum and associations poured in for the farmers. While TDP chief Chandrababu has lardy joined the protest a couple of days ago, situations started gripping out of police hands with the students joining the protests across 29 villages in the capital region. Amidst this, the police started intensifying the security by imposing Section 144 in Amaravati region.
However, the TDP leaders decided to hold a massive protest on Thursday with the support of Krishna District Lorry Owners Association, Chamber of Commerce, Builders Association, Loyola College Walkers Association, Siddhartha College Walkers Association, the IMA and other public groups. In a move to break the plan, the police have reported kept many of the TDP leaders and activists under house arrest from the early hours of Thursday. Vijayawada MP Kesineni Nani was house arrested by police under precautionary actions. The police also detained Bonda Uma and Buddha Venkanna to bring situations under control.