UP chief minister's convoy attacked in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, July 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's convoy Sunday came under attack allegedly from supporters of the Secunderabad MP here. No one was injured.

The incident took place outside a hotel when Congress MP Anjan Kumar Yadav was not allowed to sit in the visiting chief minister's car.

Window panes of a car in Akhilesh Yadav's convoy were damaged in the attack outside a star hotel. No one was injured.

Police later said they identified four people involved in stone pelting and booked them. However, no arrests have been made yet.

The incident took place when Uttar Pradesh chief minister's security guards prevented Anjan Kumar from sitting in his car. Angry over this, the MP's supporters pelted stones at the convoy as it left Park Hyatt hotel in Jubliee Hills.

Akhilesh Yadav was on a two-day visit to the city to attend national executive of All India Yadav Mahasabha.

Earlier, the visiting chief minister called on union Tourism Minister K. Chiranjeevi at the latter's residence.

He also called on Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy and Telugu Desam Party chief N. Chandrababu Naidu Saturday.


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