As the news spread that the Andhra Pradesh government has decided to locate state capital between Vijayawada and Guntur, the students’ union have called for a shut down in Kurnool today. The demand of the callers is to locate the capital in Rayalaseema.
The students demanding for a capital in Rayalaseema as it is backward compared to Andhra Region.
Referring to the Sribagh agreement between Andhra and Rayalaseema, the students demanded for setting up the capital in Rayalaseema.
The shut down call was successful as the shops and other avenues were shuttered down voluntarily. The students union also warned of agitation if the capital is not located in Rayalaseema.