Hyderabad: Tension prevailed in the Chanchalguda area of the Old City on Sunday after activists of Majlis Bachao Tehreek (MBT) and AIMIM clashed over the fixing of flexes and banners.
Police forces from the South zone were pressed into service after a group of MBT activists under the leadership of its President Majeedullah Khan Farhat and others strongly objected to the erection of arch banners and flexes in the area on the occasion of the inauguration of developmental work in Malakpet constituency.
Tension erupted in the area after scores of MBT activists gathered in Chanchalguda and tried to remove the banners which were allegedly fixed flouting the norms of GHMC, during which AIMIM activists allegedly assaulted them.
Additional police forces were deployed in the area after the MBT activists tried to lay siege to the convoy of AIMIM floor leader Akbaruddin Owaisi.
“By taking out rallies in old city, MIM leaders have been flouting the latest Government order for the control of Covid variant Omicron, there has been rampant erecting of banners and flexes in the area and the police have become their agent” said MBT spokesperson Amjedullah Khan Khalid.
Telangana State Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundarajan on Sunday along with her family members had darshan of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala.
Panchayati Raj Minister Errabelli Dayakar Rao has requested the people and the officials to be on the alert in view of the unseasonal rains in United Warangal district, Palakurthi constituency and other places in the State.
Telangana Congress chief A. Revanth Reddy paid rich floral tributes to S. Jaipal Reddy, former Union Minister, Best Parliamentarian Award on his 80th Birth Anniversary on Sunday in the city.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will hold a cabinet meeting on Monday in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases in the state.
he famous club of the city – Secunderabad Club– witnessed a massive fire accident. The entire club gutted in the fire that spread in the early hours is Sunday. Ten fire tenders were rushed to the accident spot and brought the fire under control by toiling themselves up for three hours.