Demanding the cancellation of sub-inspectors recruitments written test across the state until the government clarify its stand on free zone issue, activists allegedly belonging to Akhila Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad on Thursday obstructed Chief Minister K Rosaiah’s convoy at Sangareddy in Medak district.
Raising slogan against the Chief Minister, the ABVP activists demanded that Mr Rosaiah announce cancellation of written test across the state immediately. The activists stated that they would not allow the convoy to proceed until the Chief Minister announces his decision.
The incident took place when Mr Rosaiah was heading towards Sangareddy district to inaugurate the New Collectorate building in the district.
Sensing trouble, the police lathi-charged the activists and tried to disperse them. The ABVP activists remained adamant and refused to allow the convoy.
The police then arrested the activists and shifted them to nearby police station.
The Chief Minister’s convoy then resumed its onwards journey for the ceremony of inauguration of the Collectorate building. The complex has been built at a cost of Rs 23.70 crore. It will house 38 government offices under one roof.
Mr Rosaiah, speaking at the inauguration function stated that the government must give top priority’ to reforms in the administration.
He stated that the administrative services need to be reformed and the reform process should be a continuous one. Mr Rosaiah pointed out that many practices being followed in the administration were from a by-gone era, some even dated back to the British era.