Virasam leader Varavara Rao was arrested at RTC cross roads apart from other prominent leaders, including students at OU, even as tension mounted following the Chalo Assembly call by public unions to ban encounter deaths. Police force has been deployed at OU, Sundarayya Vignana Kendram, Nizam College as the agitators were not permitted for
the proposed rally. Barricades across the roads were set up to block any entry. Precisely on September 30, 2012 public movement with lakhs of people was intensified under TJAC to achieve separate Telangana State fighting against the then cm Kirankumar Reddy, who issued ban orders in the city. Tear gas shells were burst to disperse the violent
mob but the ‘human garland’ around Sagar was successfully conducted
opposing the then government.