Goldsmiths call for bandh in Vijayawada


Hyderabad: All the gold and jewellery shops in Andhra Pradesh will remain closed on Tuesday in view of the state bandh and rallies being taken out on the issue of special category to the state.

According to Sri Kamakshi Swarnakara Sangham general secretary M Pothuluri Achary, the goldsmiths and the gold traders across the state will submit petitions to the district collectors demanding special category status to Andhra Prades.

He said the goldsmith organisations of Vijayawada too will take out a massive rally from Pilla Appa Rao Market in the One Town of Vijayawada to the Collector’s camp office on Bandar Road. He called upon the goldsmiths, gold outlet owners and the general public to join the prote