Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders today held a protest against the hike in fares of Andhra Pradesh State Regional Transport Corporation (APSRTC) in the state.
Demanding immediate rollback of the increased fares, many TDP leaders traveled in ordinary buses as a mark of protest.
While former minister Devineni Umamaheswar Rao travelled from Vijayawada outskirts to Mylavaram in an ordinary bus, former MLA T Sowmya and TDP workers staged a protest in front of RTC bus depot in Nandigama town.
Later, she traveled from Nandigama to Kanchikacharla in an ordinary bus.
The fare hike, which comes into effect from today, has drawn widespread criticism from the Opposition parties - BJP and TDP.