23 January 2017
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Chandrababu Naidu responded on the planned silent protests on Jan 26th for AP Special Status saying that in what way the Jallikattu and Special Status are related. Chandrababu said that there is no need for such movement in the state especially for Special Status. He asserted that Special Financial package declared by central government is far better than what state will get from Special Status. He appealed youth not to take part in this agitation and urged not to spoil the name of Vizag.
Taking a cue from silent protests for Jallikattu in Chennai, Youth in Vizag planned for a similar silent protests for AP Special Status. Taking the lead, Jana Sena Founder, Popular actor, Pawan Kalyan first extended the support for the protests saying that his party will support for the peaceful protests in RK Beach. Similar to Jallikattu, slowly few more Tollywood celebrities started to share their support for the special status cause. Actors Varun Tej, Sai Dharam Tej, Sundeep Kishan, Shivaji , Sampoornesh Babu extended their support.
YSR CP Founder YS Jagan Mohan Reddy too declared that he will support any program that support the Special Status for Andhra Pradesh.
#APDemandsSpecialstatus is trending on social media.
We have to wait and see how events will unfold in the coming days regarding AP Demands Special Status.