The vehicular traffic between Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada is expected to resume soon. Padmanabham, a former minister, asked the government to issue orders by today for including Kapus in the backward classes list so that they can get the benefit of reservation in education and employment.

He warned that if the government failed to respond by today evening, he would launch fast-unto-death.

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It was after a massive public meeting at Tuni that the protestors set afire a train, two police stations and other public property.

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