HYDERABAD: An argument between TRS and Congress activists at an official function in Wanaparthy constituency on Monday ended in a scuffle between the two groups and in the process local Congress MLA G Chinna Reddy was injured. The incident took place when Chinna Reddy was participating in a couple of official programmes in his constituency.
At Timmayapally village in Ghanpur mandal of Wanaparthy constituency, Chinna Reddy reportedly took exception to re-opening of CC roads which were already laid by the previous Congress government, reports reaching here said. This led to an argument between two groups and activists allegedly belonging to TRS attacked their Congress counterparts. A couple of Congress activists and Chinna Reddy suffered injuries in the attack. Chinna Reddy suffered injury on the head. It is also said that the Congress and TRS leaders had an argument over protocol issues. Chinna Reddy was not invited for another official function in his constituency and TRS leaders were given invitation.
Later, the Congress activists staged a protest in front of Wanaparthy RDO office demanding action against those involved in attack on the MLA and his associates. The angry protestors also damaged the furniture at the local panchayat raj executive engineer office and also d ama g e d wi n d o w panes of a government vehicle. Meanwhile, in Hyderabad, the TPCC took serious exception to the attack on their MLA. ‘’We want to give sometime for the TRS to have control over governance. We have been silent all these days but now we won’t sit silent, if the TRS resorts to these type of attacks on our cadre or leaders,’’ TPCC Chief N Uttam Kumar Reddy and other leaders K Jana Reddy, Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka said.