Statehood strike cripples Indian state

Agitation for creation of a state of Telengana has virtually shut down province of Andhra Pradesh.

    A strike in favour of a separate state has crippled the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, where for the last three weeks thousands of state employees have joined in, causing a complete shut down.

    Now they have taken their cause to New Delhi, the capital of the country, where they are demanding for their state to be called Telengana.

    Al Jazeera's Prerna Suri reports from New Delhi.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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