Youth Congress stages dharna against water scarcity

, 10:15 PM IST

Hundreds of Youth Congress activists on Saturday staged a dharna with empty pots before the Water Board office at Khairtabad in protest against the shortage of drinking water.

Led by Youth Congress National General Secretary Harsh Vardhan and Telangana unit president Anil Kumar Yadav, the Congress squatted on road before the Water Board office bringing the entire traffic on Khairtabad Road to a halt. They alleged that the Water Board has completely failed to address the water needs of people Hyderabad and Secunderabad.

Later, the Youth Congress leaders submitted a memorandum to the officials urging them to take immediate steps to resolve the crisis.(INN)