mob of angry protesters in Amalapuram town, Andhra Pradesh set State Transportation Secretary P Viswarup’s house on fire on Tuesday over Suggested renaming of The newly established Konaseema District named BR Ambedkar Konaseema District.
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police vehicle It was the educational institution bus also set on fire. Several policemen were injured by stones thrown by the protesters.
Injunctions under Section 144 of and CrPC, which bans holographic of five or more Members, imposed in Amalapuram. An additional 500 police were also called in from neighboring areas.
The state’s home secretary, Taniti Vanitha, said: instead of Feeling proud to be included of BR Ambedkar’s name, anti-social The items were inciting violence, even positioning on fire a private school bus.
“It is unfortunate that over 20 cops personnel got injured in the incident. We will conduct a thorough investigation into the accident and bring the culprits, Ms. Vanetha added.
The minister claimed that some political parties are against-social Elements apparently instigated arson.
On April 4, new The Kunasima area has been carved out of East Godavari ex.
State last week government issued an initial notification seeking to rename Konaseema to District BR Ambedkar Konaseema and called for objections, if any, from people.
Konaseema Sadhana Samiti objected to the proposed renaming of area and wanted The name Konaseema has been retained.
The Samiti organized a vigil on On Tuesday, he sought to present a note to the Himanshu Shukla neighborhood mosque against Re-name.
Police tried to thwart the protest, which apparently angered the demonstrators and erupted into violence.