Jana Sena activists and supporters of Pawan Kalyan had gathered at the airport to welcome their leader. They were reportedly angry over verbal attacks by state ministers and YSRCP leaders on their leader.
Vishakapatnam: Tension prevailed at Visakhapatnam airport on Saturday when some supporters of Jana Sena Party allegedly pelted stones at leaders of the ruling YSR Congress Party. The incident took place when Jana Sena workers had gathered in large numbers outside the airport to welcome their party leader and actor Pawan Kalyan and at the same time some ministers and leaders of YSRCP reached the airport to leave for Vijayawada. Some ministers and leaders of YSRCP reached the airport to leave for Vijayawada.
The driver of Rosa’s car was injured in stone pelting. Vehicles of YSRCP leaders were damaged. The incident happened when Pawan Kalyan reached the airport. He has come on a three-day visit to participate in the Jan Vani programme. After stone-pelting, chaos broke out outside the terminal building of the airport and the police had to use force to disperse the Jana Sena workers and bring the situation under control.
Pawan supporters were reportedly angered by the verbal attacks on their leader by state ministers and YSRCP leaders. They raised slogans against the leaders of the ruling party. Taking the incident seriously, the police have started investigation to identify the stone pelters.
Responding to the incident, Minister Ambati Rambabu said that Pawan Kalyan should respond to the attack on YSRCP leaders.