CM Naidu ends day-long fast in support of state's demand for Special Category Status

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu ended his one-day hunger strike in support of the state demanding Special Category Status (SCS), which was promised by the Center during the bifurcation of the state in 2014. CM N Chandrababu Naidu held 12 hour hunger strike on the name of "Dharma Porata Deeksha". Chandrababu chose his birthday for this protest. Interestingly, PM Narendra Modi and YSRCP chief Jaganmohan Reddy conveyed Chandrababu's 68th birth day wishes via twitter. Various parties extended their support to CM's fast.