Hyderabad Release of the book ‘Rujuvulu Leni Udyamam’ (the movement without evidence) turned out to be a virtual battle between protagonists of Telangana and Samaikyandhra.A large number of OU students, Telangana lawyers JAC members and Telangana journalists dashed into the press club, venue of the book release and protested against the release of the ‘anti-Telangana’ book.
While Osmania University JAC leader Pidamarti Ravi and others were arrested outside the press club, some other Telangana leaders and journalists managed to enter Press Club and obstruct the speech of Parakala Prabhakar, writer of the book. They snatched the books and burnt them. In the ensuing melee, some journalists were hurt. They were shifted to hospital. Police arrested several agitators on the occasion.