New Delhi Oct 7 (IANS) Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde updated Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the protests in Andhra Pradesh over the proposed bifurcation of the state, informed sources said Monday.
Shinde told the prime minister that sufficient forces have been deployed in the Seemandhra region (as Rayalseema and coastal Andhra are collectively known) to keep law and order situation under control and restore noramlcy, said the sources.
The Seemandhra region has witnessed angry protests against the central government's decision to bifurcate the state.
Curfew remained imposed Vizianagaram town and large areas plunged into darkness with electricity employees on strike in protests.
--Indo-Asian news Service
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