VH, Jagga arrested at Tank Bund for protesting GST

Senior Congress leader V. Hanumantha Rao and former Sangareddy MLA T. Jayaprakash Reddy alias Jagga Reddy were arrested on Thursday at Tank Bund after they staged a sit-in protesting against GST on agri-products.

VH, along with other party leaders staged protest near Ambedkar statue on Tank Bund against the GST which will soon be implemented by the Union government. Former whip Jayaprakash Reddy joined the protest to express solidarity.

Meanwhile, the police rushed to the spot and arrested the leaders stating that there was no permission to hold any public protest on Tank Bund.(NSS)