The TDP activists were distributing pamphlets when supporters of the former Congress MLA allegedly attacked them
Tension prevailed in Chittoor town when supporters of former MLA C.K. Jayachandra Reddy alias CK Babu and TDP cadre clashed with each other during the campaign for the Corporation polls on Tuesday evening.
The TDP activists were distributing pamphlets in the 35th division near Kainikattu street when the supporters of CK Babu allegedly snatched the campaign material and asked them to leave the area.
Followers of TDP district vice-president Katari Mohan also rushed to the spot, after which a clash ensued, leading to the prevalence of a tense situation.
Police rushed to spot and tried to pacify the two groups, but in vain. This led to a mild lathicharge, which succeeded in quelling the mobs from both sides.