A mob of angry protesters in Andhra Pradesh’s Amalapuram town set state Transport Minister P Viswarup’s house on fire on Tuesday over proposed renaming of the newly-created Konaseema district as BR Ambedkar Konaseema district.
A police vehicle and an educational institution’s bus were also set on fire. Several policemen were injured by the stones thrown by the protesters.
Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC, which bans assembly of five or more members, have been imposed in Amalapuram. Also, 500 additional policemen have been summoned from surrounding districts.
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