With the Sakala Janula Samme for a separate Telangana state entering the 12th day today, the entire Telangana region is bracing for a total shut down for today and tomorrow.
The Telangana Joint Action Committee (T-JAC) has called for rail roko for 36 hours from 6 a.m. on Saturday till 6 p.m. on Sunday. The South Central Railway cancelled 55 express trains, diverted 55, partially cancelled 48, rescheduled 8 and regulated 2 others. Passenger trains emanating and reaching destinations in Telangana and MMTS services in Hyderabad have been stopped.
Autorikshaws will also be off the roads in Telangana region and petrol bunks will be closed in Hyderabad.
T-JAC convenor Kondandaram has said that in the coming days the agitation would turn militant.