Hyderabad: Leftist parties had made an attempt to arrange ‘2K Run’ against the proposal of the Govt. for the cancellation of Dharna Chowk at Indira Park. Police foiled this attempt and those who participated in it were arrested. Prof. Kodandaram, revolutionary singer, V. Vinodaya, Vemalika, leader of Cultural Federation and leaders of CPI and CPI (M) were arrested and shifted to police station. Later, they were released.
It is reported that Leftist organization and Students’ Associations had arranged ‘Run 2k’ from Sundaraiah Vigyana Kendram, Bagh Lingampally. Police stopped the agitators from proceeding further on the pretext that no prior permission was obtained from the police for this purpose. Few more singers joined the agitation.
Seeing the huge gathering, police commissioned the cops and arrested the agitators. The protestors had demanded the Governor to instruct the Govt. of Telangana to withdraw the proposal of cancellation of Dharna Chowk at Indira Park.