Assault on Praja Rajyam leaders in Pulivendula
Praja Rajyam Party president Chiranjeevi is conducting the third leg of Praja Ankita Yatra in Rayalaseema. He has already completed his tour in Ananthapur district. Today he is scheduled to tour Kadapa and hold a road show in Pulivendula, which is the home turf of chief minister Dr YS Rajasekhar Reddy.
An advance party of PRP leaders, Shobha Nagi Reddy, Kotagiri Vidyadhara Rao, NV Prasad and along with some party cadre reached Pulivendula yesterday evening and camped at the R & B guest house to oversee arrangements.
These PRP leaders and cadre were attacked by a group of people wielding sticks and other lethal weapons. The cars were damaged and the publicity material was burnt. The PRP workers were also assaulted.
The police are said to be mute witness to this incident.