Notwithstanding the fervent appeals being made by the TJAC and TRS leaders for peaceful conduct of the “March” from the meeting dais at the Necklace Road, some agitators set ablaze some media vehicles as well the Nearby MMTS railway station on fire.
One media vehicle was burnt down totally as no fire engine was able to reach the spot. The police who tried to chase away the surging agitators, who in turn made good use of the stones on the railway tracks as missiles and rain them on police.
The Necklace Road, the venue of T-March, was jam-packed with every inch being occupied by the agitators to echo their demand for separate statehood. Some of the speakers also made it clear that “Telangana cannot be attained by lobbying in New Delhi, but the people have to take to streets in Hyderabad and elsewhere in the region.” They also warned Integrationists as well the Kiran Kumar Reddy-led Congress government not to precipitate matters by using force to suppress their voice for separate statehood.
Some of them even demanded the T-Ministers to submit their resignations as the police desperately tried to foil the meeting. “If you faile to resign, then we may have to suspect that you are also form part of conspirators to prevent formation of separate statehood,” they alleged.