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Danam’s convoy stoned

Sat 16th Jan 2010 06:23 AM
Danam’s convoy stoned
Danam’s convoy stoned

Hyderabad, Jan  16: Health Minister Danam Nagender faced bitter experience during his  tour of Nalgonda district on Saturday.The Minister’s convoy when it reached  Kolanupaka village in Nalgonda district, the  Telangana supporters staged a  rasta-roko and interrupted the  minister’s onward journey. The police were pressed into action following a scuffle between the followers of Danam and the Telangana supporters who were staging the rast-roko.

The Telangana supporters forced the minister out of his vehicle and asked him to spell out his stand on Telangana. In response Danam said that he was in favour of Separate Telangana. The Telangana supporters then demanded that a bill should be introduced in the Parliament seeking statehood for Telangana.After this bitter experience at  Kolanapaka village, Danam wanted to cut short his tour and planned to reach Hyderabad via  Medchel in Medak district.

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As his convoy reached Ganeshpalli village in Jagdevpur  mandal of Medak district the convoy was once again interrupted by Telangana supporters. Not  satisfied with the ministers response some of the agitated youth stoned his convoy.However, the minister escaped unhurt while the window panes of the vehicles were shattered.With the timely intervention of the police, the minister was able  to reach Hyderabad safely.