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TDP encourages Bezwada rowdy style: Chandrababu Naidu caught on cam

Jan 23, 2020, 3:21 PM IST

Amaravati: Protests have been erupting across Andhra Pradesh over decentralisation of the state capital and debates have been going on in the session. In a video that went viral on social media, TDP leader Chandrababu Naidu was seen encouraging and having a laugh when one of his party members pointed at TDP MLC Ashok Babu for dressing up like Bezwada rowdies. TDP chief encouraged the party for taking on the ruling party YSRCP over the decentralisation Bill and CRDA cancellation. He also requested his party leaders to continue attacking YSRCP leaders on the floor of the House after the second day of session in legislative council which was held till late night.

Vijayawada today is an urban conglomerate in Andhra Pradesh. Though it is a peaceful city today, four decades ago it was known as Bezawada famously for notorious gang wars. In a chain reaction, the rivalry between two local gangs resulted in the worst event in the history of united Andhra Pradesh and Bezawada became one of the most dreaded places in the state. The rowdies in the region always carried around lethal weapons and rowdyism was at its peak in the 1980s.  

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