YSRCP accuses excise minister Ravindra of assaulting

The YSR Congress Party today demanded registration of a complaint against Andhra Pradesh Excise Minister Kollu Ravindra, alleging that he and other workers of TDP had assaulted them.

Staging a sit-in agitation in front of Machilipatnam rural police station, former MLA Perni Venkataramyya said the YSRCP workers sustained injuries when they were attacked by the minister and TDP workers at Pedda Karagraharam village yesterday.

He alleged that the incident occurred when the YSRCP workers joined villagers demanding withdrawal of the land acquisition notification.

The minister was not available for comment.