3 BJP workers hurt while setting afire KCR's effigy


National | Written by : IANS| Updated: Mon, Jun 24, 2019, 05:11 PM


3 BJP workers hurt while setting afire KCR's effigy

Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) Three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activities, including two women, sustained burns while setting afire an effigy of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao during a protest, here on Monday.

They were taking part in a protest against rape and murder of a nine-month-old girl in Warangal town. They were demanding stringent punishment for the alleged rapist and killer. 

The incident took place when a party worker poured petrol on the burning effigy of the Chief Minister popularly known as KCR. 

BJP Warangal Urban district chief Rao Padma suffered burns on her hands, a party worker identified as Srinivas sustained multiple injuries and another BJP woman activist minor injuries. 

They were admitted to a hospital, where Srinivas' condition is stated to be critical.