On Monday at Kagaznagar in Adilabad district police resorted to lathicharge to disperse Sirpur Paper Mills workers who tried stage road blockage. The workers called for bandh demanding reopening of the mill.
The police arrested the BJP and TDP workers who tried to block traffic on Hyderabad-Maharashtra inter-state highway. While arresting the workers tried to stop the arrests which lead to resorted to lathe-charge.
As the mill was closed 3 months ago there is no action taken for the reopening by the government and the company management workers aligned.
Workers raised slogans against CM KCR and Home Minister N Narasimha Reddy and demanded to the release of arrested leaders by protesting in front of the police station.