Telangana: Bandi Sanjay Kumar, the chief of the Telangana BJP, was detained on Sunday night as he was travelling to the Nirmal district for his Praja Sangrama Yatra and was later arrested. He has since been placed under house arrest, and there are numerous police officers stationed outside of his home in Karimnagar.
Police refused to grant permission for the fifth phase of Bandi Sanjay’s yatra and a public meeting in Bhainsa town of the Nirmal district, citing the “communally sensitive situation,” and detained him and transported him back to Karimnagar.
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Police in Jagtial district stopped the state BJP leader and instructed him to turn around
The police in Jagtial district stopped the state BJP leader as he was making his way to Nirmal for the march on foot and instructed him to turn around.
After BJP members protested Bandi Sanjay’s arrest, tension persisted in the districts of Jagtial and Nirmal. Some party members allegedly suffered injuries as a result of the police response, according to the Telangana BJP. It asked that the state administration grant permits for the march and the public gathering right now.
The Telangana BJP has also requested an urgent hearing from the high court after Bandi Sanjay’s yatra’s licence was revoked.
“BJP Telangana has approached the High Court for an urgent hearing, after police, under instructions from KCR, denied permission for Praja Sangrama Yatra. Last night, BJP president Bandi Sanjay and cadres were not allowed to go to Bhainsa. KCR can’t stop BJP’s rise in Telangana,” Amit Malviya, chairman of the BJP’s IT unit, stated in a tweet.
Conflicts between parties from various clans were seen in Bhainsa town both in previous year and 2020.