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Lawyers of both regions clash over T-issue

Fri 11th Dec 2009 05:34 AM IST
Lawyers of both regions clash over T-issue
Lawyers of both regions clash over T-issue

Hyderabad, Dec 11:Frayed tempers,heated arguments reigned on the precincts of Andhra Pradesh High Court disturbing the calm atmosphere on Friday. Tension prevailed as lawyer groups clashed over the formation of a separate Telangana state.Trouble erupted  when two groups of lawyers entered into an argument on the  issue of Telangana. One group opposed the division of the state, while lawyers from Telangana supported the central government's decision to initiate the process of formation of a separate state.

The flare up took an ugly turn with accusations and counter accusations being thrown all around. The High Court premises reverberated with slogans of "Jai Telangana" and "Jai Andhra" as rival groups began attacking each other.Following a scuffle a few lawyers were injured and police were forced to  intervene and control the situation. The gates of the High Court were closed to prevent the entry of outsiders.As reported earlier lawyers from Telangana region had actively participated in the 11-day agitation for a separate state.

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Lawyers of both regions clash over T-issue - CineJosh Updated on Fri 11th Dec 2009 05:34 AM IST
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