Andhra Pradesh Pratyeka Hoda Saadhana Samiti is today observing a one-day statewide bandh on their demand of Special Status for the state.
Most of the opposition parties including the Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP), Jana Sena, Congress and the Left parties have also extended their support to the bandh.
The Left parties are staging their protests on the National Highway 16, which connects Chennai to Kolkata.
Meanwhile, Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation buses will operate only till Karnataka-AP border due to the bandh.
Interestingly, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) is opposing the bandh and is not taking part in it.