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The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC), which is spearheading the movement for separate Telangana state, has called for a shutdown in the region on Friday.
JAC convenor M. Kodandaram said the shutdown has been called to protest the insult shown to a Telangana martyr in Delhi and the government's attempt to suppress the right of employees to go on strike.
The day-long shutdown is likely to affect normal life in Hyderabad and nine other districts of the region.
The two-day shutdown July 5-6 in support of the demand for a separate state had crippled normal life.
The JAC called the shutdown after state authorities in Delhi did not allow the body of a youth, who committed suicide near India Gate Wednesday, to be kept at Andhra Bhavan, the state-run Guest House.
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