Tension ran high at Vizag steel plant premises with police foiling TDP leader and former MLA from Gajuwaka Palla Srinivasa Rao indefinite hunger strike demanding the withdrawal of the Centre’s move to privatise the Vizag steel plant.
The TDP leader who has announced that he would continue to protest till the Union government withdraws its decision, continued his strike for six consecutive days. Tension ran high as the activists exchanged heated conversations with the police while the leader was shifted to the KIMS Icon hospital despite Palla resisting.
This development came ahead of DP chief and former CM Chandrababu Naidu’s visit to the port city to call on the striking TDP ex MLA. It can be noted that the TDP supremo presided over a high-level meeting followed by which the opposition party leaders stated that Jagan Reddy regime responsible for anything that would happen to Palla’s life.