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Strike leads to blackout, cripples life in Seemandhra

October 7, 2013

A power shutdown on Sunday crippled normal life in 13 districts of the Seemandhra region as the Power Employees’ Joint Action Committee called an indefinite strike since morning to protest against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. The shutdown led to the closure of ATMs, petrol pump stations and cable operator services besides cancellation of several trains.