BJP, TDP workers come to blows for 1st time in Andhra

TDP workers pelt stones at Amit Shah's convoy

TDP workers pelt stones at Amit Shah's convoy

BJP National President Amit Shah who visited Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam, Tirumala has been the victim of SCS, and protests by TDP leaders.

Tirupati: BJP President Amit Shah's convoy came under stone pelting at Alipiri here when he was returning after worship at the Balaji temple.

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BJP MLC and firebrand leader Somu Veerraju accused TDP president and chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu of masterminding the attack on Shah. He could not escape the heat of the Special Status Category in AP after a group of protestors threw stones on the convoy of Amit Shah.

When the TDP activists were trying to obstruct the convoy of Mr Shah, police remained mute spectators. Tirupati urban superintendent of police Abhishek Mohanty said, "A stone is said to have been thrown at a private auto". Police has taken half a dozen protesters into custody to prevent them from following Amit Shah's convoy. Expressing his ire, he said party leaders and workers should not violate party discipline and asked them to not repeat such incidents ever again, bringing a bad name to the party.

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Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of breaking his 2014 poll promise, where he had stated that Andhra would get the help it deserves from the Centre, an angry TDP activist told the local media, "You have broken the trust and slit the throat of 5 crore people in Andhra showing Lord Venkateshwara as witness, Narendra Modi gave us assurance". Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu condemned the unruly behaviour of his Telugu Desam Party workers in Tirupati. Talking to newsmen here on Friday, Dr Laxman said that the stone attack on Amit Shah a "shameful" act. At this meeting, the chief TDP played the videos of Modi's speech he delivered in Tirupati on the same day in 2014. Including the ruling TDP, several parties have been agitating against the Centre's raw deal to Andhra Pradesh.

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