Tension once again mounted in theOsmaniaUniversity, scene of pitched battles in the recent Telangana agitation. Police have been posted in large numbers in the University camps on Tuesday. They have closed all entries and exits of the Varsity. Police have cane-charged students who were holding a peaceful rally, protesting against those who were yet to resign their posts for Telangana. When the students had not withdrawn, they first fired three rounds of tear gas lobes. No one is being allowed into the university or leave it since morning. Tension is prevailing in the university because of heavy police presence.
Nagam arrested at Osmania
Meanwhile, police have arrested DP suspended leader Nagam Janardana Reddy who came to the University to express solidarity with the agitating students. Nagam who insisted on going into the Varsity and meeting the students was told to leave. When he did not heed, he was arrested and shifted to the Amberpet police station.
Students who were enraged at the arrest of Nagam, have taken out a big rally against his arrest and demanding that he be allowed into the university.