The Telugu Desam Party in Andhra Pradesh has called for a state bandh in protest against N Chandrababu Naidu’s arrest for alleged corruption at the Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation. Naidu received a sentence of 14 days in judicial custody following his arrest in a fraud case involving the misuse of assets from the corporation.
The JSP leader, Pawan Kalyan, supported the state bandh. He accused the YSR Congress Party of engaging in “anti-social activities” and urged JSP employees to participate peacefully. Naidu was remanded to Rajamundry Central Prison and ordered to remain in judicial custody until September 23. The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) claimed Naidu was “non-cooperative” during questioning.
Today, the TDP is calling for a state bandh in Andhra Pradesh Against N Chandrababu Naidu ‘s Arrest
A Vijayawada local court placed Chandrababu Naidu in judicial custody for 14 days about an alleged multi-crore corruption scheme.
The arrest of N Chandrababu Naidu
In opposition to the former chief minister’s arrest concerning a case involving the misappropriation of public funds, N Chandrababu Naidu’s Telugu Desam Party organized a bandh in Andhra Pradesh on Monday.
JSP supported the state bandh
The Jana Sena Party, or JSP, of Pawan Kalyan, is backing the call for a state bandh. Chandrababu Naidu received a sentence to 14 days in judicial custody on Sunday, one day after his arrest in a case involving allegations of corruption at the Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation.
Top news on the state bandh call in Andhra Pradesh
1. TDP AP President K Atchannaidu urged party members, the general public, and civil society to join the protest and help it succeed in a statement.
2. N Chandrababu Naidu went into judicial custody for 14 days by a local court in Vijayawada in connection with an alleged multi-crore corruption scheme. According to Andhra Pradesh CID chief N Sanjay, he is in custody in connection with a fraud case involving the misuse of assets from the Skill Development Corporation, which cost the state government 300 crore.
3. The leader of the JSP, Pawan Kalyan, alleged that the YSR Congress Party engaged in “anti-social activities” in Andhra Pradesh. It also claimed that the state’s YSRCP administration was “harassing” the opposition groups. Kalyan also urged the JSP employees to participate in the bandh “peacefully.”
4. After being remanded to judicial custody for 14 days, Chandrababu Naidu moved to Rajamundry Central Prison.
# A sizable group of TDP members gathered on the grounds of the Vijayawada court as the police moved the TDP leader to the central jail.
# The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) court in Vijayawada ordered Naidu to remain in judicial custody until September 23.
# A court provided the TDP chief with a separate room, home-cooked food, and medication during his two-week incarceration.
# Before this, TDP supporters in Visakhapatnam went on a hunger strike after their leader seemed detained.
# The CID claimed Chandrababu Naidu was “non-cooperative” during questioning in its remand report.
# “The then-state administration provided an advance of 371 crore, which represented the 10% commitment by the government, before any expenditure by private entities, among other serious irregularities,” according to the CID.
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