Telangana paralysed for second day
With the 2-day banch called by the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) to demand a separate state of Telangana, life remained paralysed across Telangana region including Hyderabad.
Public transport remained crippled as over 10,000 buses of Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) continued to remain off the roads.With APSRTC employees too joining the strike, not a single bus can come out of bus depots.The Multi-Modal Transport System Services in Hyderabad were also cancelled for the second day.The shutdown badly affected the work in government offices as a majority of about 300,000 employees in the region stayed away from work. Many advocates boycotted the High Court and other judicial courts.
Shops, business establishments, hotels, petrol bunks and educational institutions were shut on the second consecutive day.
The Singareni Collieries Company Limited was affected for the second day as a majority of nearly 100,000 employees in the mines refused to work.
However, the functioning of IT companies in Hyderabad is normal as the companies made alternate arrangements for the employees to reach their work place.