A dharna was held in front of the Collectorate here on Saturday in protest against the attacks on people’s organisations. APCLC district unit organised the dharna. Several leaders of civil rights and people’s organisations were murdered, the latest being that of Ganti Prasadam and a Virasam activist Varalakshmi had recently received a threat letter from Chattisgarh Cheetas. The murders and threats were engineered by the police and the State Governments, said APCLC district president T. Sreerama Murthy.