Hyderabad: Three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activities, including two women, sustained burns while setting afire an effigy of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao during a protest, here on Monday.
They were taking part in a protest against rape and murder of a nine-month-old girl in Warangal town. They were demanding stringent punishment for the alleged rapist and killer.
The incident took place when a party worker poured petrol on the burning effigy of the Chief Minister popularly known as KCR.
BJP Warangal Urban district chief Rao Padma suffered burns on her hands, a party worker identified as Srinivas sustained multiple injuries and another BJP woman activist minor injuries.
They were admitted to a hospital, where Srinivas’ condition is stated to be critical.