Vijayamma was accompanied by Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Sitaram Yechury and leaders of her party. Later, talking to reporters, Vijayamma said that she drew the President's attention towards the protests in Seemandhra and the strike by government employees including teachers, transport workers and electricity employees.

She said that 60 percent of the people, residing outside Telangana were on the streets and the administration had come to a standstill in the region.

Vijayamma demanded that Andhra Pradesh should not be divided without the state Assembly passing a resolution. She has been meeting leaders of various political parties in the national capital to mobilize support for a united Andhra Pradesh.

(Agencies)

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