That sinking feeling for Congress in Nagarkurnool

A Congress campaign meeting  at Achampet in Nagarkurnool  district on Friday encountered a hiccup as the stage from which some leaders were speaking from collapsed.

Published: 13th October 2018 07:27 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th October 2018 07:27 AM   |  A+A-

Congress Flag

For representational purposes (File | PTI)

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: A Congress campaign meeting at Achampet in Nagarkurnool district on Friday encountered a hiccup as the stage from which some leaders were speaking from collapsed. Fortunately, none of the leaders, or the crowd, was harmed in the incident. 

Senior party leaders such as TPCC campaign committee chief Bhatti Vikramarka, its star campaigner and yesteryear filmstar Vijayshanthi, Nagarkurnool MP Nandi Yellaiah were present at the meeting. 

However, it may be noted that while the stage collapse created flutter among the crowd for some time, the meeting resumed almost immediately. It may be recalled that TPCC campaign committee launched its campaign a few days ago and has been touring erstwhile Mahboobnagar district since then. 

After campaigning in Devarakhadara, Kothakota, Atmakur, Maktal, Kollapur and other areas, it reached Achampet on Friday. 

Stay up to date on all the latest Telangana news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp