Telangana activists throw eggs at Jaipal`s convoy

Last Updated: Sunday, April 17, 2011 - 21:27

Hyderabad: Pro-Telangana activists on Sunday allegedly hurled eggs at the convoy of Union Minister for
Petroleum and Natural Gas, S Jaipal Reddy, and State Home
Minister Sabita Indra Reddy at Gangirala village in Rangareddy
district of Andhra Pradesh.
As the convoy reached Gangirala, a group of students from
Osmania University Joint Action Committee shouted slogans
against the ministers; and one of them threw eggs, which
hit a constable and a car in the convoy, said district
Superintendent of Police, P Munniswamy.



"We had taken all precautionary measures after we got
information that some students might create trouble," the SP
said adding that incident did not affect the ministers`
programme.
Jaipal and Sabita Reddy came to the district for a bridge
inauguration at Yellakonda village, and to address a public
meeting.



Over 25 persons were taken into custody at Gangirala, and
about eight at Yellakonda village where two groups of Congress
party had a spat, Nawabpet police said.



But the function went off well, police added.



PTI



First Published: Sunday, April 17, 2011 - 21:27

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