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TDP workers hold protest demanding reopening of Anna canteen

ANI
Published : Aug 3, 2019, 10:02 am IST
Updated : Aug 3, 2019, 10:02 am IST

The leader said it was pitiful that the canteens feeding the poor at a nominal cost of Rs 5 have been shut down.

Former minister D Umamaheswar Rao and former MLA T Sowmya were among the protestors. (Photo: ANI)
 Former minister D Umamaheswar Rao and former MLA T Sowmya were among the protestors. (Photo: ANI)

Krishna: Opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) held a protest demanding the immediate opening of Anna canteen in Nandihama town in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh.

Former minister D Umamaheswar Rao and former MLA T Sowmya were among the protestors.

 

The leader said it was pitiful that the canteens feeding the poor at a nominal cost of Rs 5 have been shut down.

The leaders demanded and said that the reopening of the canteen will benefit the poor and needy.

YSR Congress-led government has "temporarily" closed the Anna canteens, popular among the poor and middle-class people, alleging corruption in the scheme.

Tags: d umamaheswar rao, telugu desam party, anna canteen
Location: India, Andhra Pradesh