YSRC, TRS activists clash

Posted : December 18, 2012 at 12:34 pm IST by ManaTelugu
Tension prevailed in Warangal town on Tuesday as the activists of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi and YSR Congress Party clashed with each other.

Enraged over burning of their party leader Konda Surekha in effigy, the YSRCP activists tried to burn an effigy of TRS supremo K Chandrasekhara Rao at the TRS Bhavan, to which the TRS workers protested. The two groups pelted stones at each other. As the situation was going out of control, the police intervened and caned both the groups and dispersed them. Police brought additional forces and brought the situation under control. Several activists of both the parties were taken into custody.

In the stone pelting incident, window panes of several cars were destroyed. Stones also hit the glass panes of shops near the TRS office.

In Hyderabad, YSRCP activists have burnt an effigy of KCR at the TRS office. Police have taken several activists into custody to prevent escalation of violence.