Pharmacies, hotels and restaurants remained shut across Andhra Pradesh today.
While the pharmacists close their business dissenting the new medication strategy and requesting that online sale of medicine be restricted, hoteliers resented the high rate of tax collection under the new GST administration.
In Adoni in Kurnool region, pharmacists took out a protest rally as a component of the across the country call.
In Vijayawada, Guntur, Visakhapatnam and other significant urban areas just a handful of medicinal shops were kept open to meet the crises.
In Srikakulam, hoteliers orchestrated free lunch for guests to the town as a feature of their agitation program.
The hoteliers requested that the proposed 18-28 per cent tax under GST be moved back and the old rate of 5% proceeded.
In Guntur, bakeries and sweet meat shops too brought down their shutters.
The effect of the “bandh” was felt more in temple town Tirupati, gone by a large number of travelers every day.
Non-accessibility of convenience in hotels brought about issues for the pioneers who originated from far away places for a “darshan” of Lord Venkateswara.
In Rajamahendravaram, hoteliers hit in the city censuring the high rate of tax assessment saying a definitive effect would fall on the clients.
Hotels and restaurants would need to be ended up as business would fall on account of the new assessment, they lamented.
The medium-sized hotels would be the most noticeably awful hit, they said.