MRPS activists seize AP Assembly
About 40 members belonging to Madiga Reservation Porata Samiti (MRPS) climbed on top of the State Assembly wall in Hyderabad demanding reservations for the Madiga community.
Protestors were demanding reservations in government jobs and wanted categorization of Scheduled Castes (SCs) for the purpose of reservations. Some of the activists threatened suicide.
This protest at the Andhra State Assembly threatened to spiral out of control and the police acted quickly preventing any untoward incident. All the protesters were arrested and taken away from the Assembly premises.